The Top Tourist Sights in the Solar System
Foothill Astronomy Instructor Speaks at Lawrence Hall of Science
June 29, 2011
1:00 - 2:00 pm

Astronomer and popular lecturer Andrew Fraknoi will explore the most intriguing future tourist destinations among the planets and moons in our cosmic neighborhood, including the 4,000 mile lava channel on Venus, the towering Mount Olympus volcano on Mars (three times the height of Mount Everest), and the awesome Verona Cliffs on the moon Miranda (which are the tallest "lover's leap" in the solar system).


Andrew Fraknoi is the Chair of the Astronomy Department at Foothill College and the former Executive Director of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. He was selected as the 2007 California Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Endowment.


Tickets: $17 Adults (ages 19-61), $14 Students/seniors/disabled (ages 7-18 or ≥ 62), $11 Children (ages 3-6), $4 for members and children < 3 years old


Ticket info: No advanced tickets; only pay Hall admission, which is at the above rates while we host the Dinosaurs Unearthed exhibit.

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