Take a Field Trip to the Moon at Lourdes Appold Planetarium

Posted Dec 27th, 2009 by Heather Hoffman  Category: Arts & Entertainment,


The Lourdes College Appold Planetarium presents Field Trip to the Moon, a virtual trip to our closest neighbor in space. In Field Trip to the Moon, audiences come face-to-face with the challenges of space travel, experience a thrilling NASA rocket launch and orbit the Earth to get an astronaut’s view of sunrise. This virtual journey was created using NASA engineering models and scientific data.

Field Trip to the Moon shows at 7:30 p.m. on January 16, 23 and 30, and on February 13 and 27. For more information, visit Admission is $4 for adults and $3 for children under 12 and for Lourdes College students presenting their student ID. Shows at the Appold Planetarium are limited to 50 and often sell out. To purchase tickets contact Dr. Laura Megeath, Appold Planetarium Coordinator, email or call at 419-517-8897.

Lourdes College is a private, four-year educational institution of professional studies and arts and sciences providing a values-centered education in a caring and supportive community. More than 2,200 students are enrolled in programs such as Business, Education, Environmental Science, Nursing, Social Work, Criminal Justice and the Arts & Sciences. In addition to undergraduate and pre-professional programs, Lourdes offers Master degrees in Education, Nursing, Organizational Leadership and Theology through its Graduate School. Lourdes’ Community Outreach Programs include The Appold Planetarium, Lifelong Learning Program, The Life Lab and Theater Vision. Discover us online at or by phone at 419-885-3211. Lourdes College is a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania.

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