The Greatest Hits of the Greatest Telescopes: Apr 2, 2012 7PM & 8PM

04/02/2012 - 7:00pm
04/02/2012 - 9:00pm
The Greatest Hits of the Greatest Telescopes: Apr 2, 2012 7PM & 8PM. Info Here!
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MHCC Planetarium website

Greatest Telescopes Hits

When: Mon Apr 2, 2012
Show Times: 7:00PM and 8:15PM
Where: Mt Hood Community College
Planetarium Sky Theater
26000 SE Stark St
Gresham, OR
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Admission $2. MHCC students are admitted free.
The Sky Theater is wheelchair accessible.

The Greatest Hits of the Greatest Telescopes
The first telescopes were developed in the Netherlands in 1608 by three spectacle makers in Middelburg. The following year Galileo greatly improved the refracting telescope's design.

Since then telescopes have evolved from lenses and mirrors to to sophisticated high-tech instruments capable of sensing ultraviolet, x-ray, infrared and submillimetre wavelength light to produce images with incredible detail.

Join us as we view spectacular images from some of the worlds greatest telescopes including land-based telescopes and space-based observatories like Hubble, Chandra, Spitzer, Kepler and more.

All shows are presented under a realistic representation of the night sky, featuring the latest galactic, stellar and planetary images.

Visitors are encouraged to ask questions during each 45-minute program. Children are welcome to attend.

Parking Change
Parking permits are required and may be purchased for $3 at ticket kiosks located by the flagpoles (north parking) and gym (south parking). (Violators will be ticketed)

ADA Services
Individuals requiring accommodations due to a disability should contact the MHCC Disability Services Office at 503-491-6923 or 503-491-7670 (TDD). Please call at least two weeks prior to the event to ensure availability.

Upcoming Shows

Dec. 5, 2011 New Views of The Old Moon
Jan. 2, 2012 2012 Sky Watch Preview (is the movie right about 2012?)
Feb. 6, 2012 Supernovae: The Spectacular Deaths of Big Stars!
Mar. 5, 2012 Mars and Venus at Their Best & Spring Sky Highlights
April 2, 2012 The Greatest Hits of the Greatest Telescopes
May 7, 2012 The Southern Sky from Namibia
June 4, 2012 Summer Sky Highlights and the Transit of Venus

All shows are on the first Monday of each month at 7:00PM and 8:15PM

More Info?
Contact Pat Hanrahan, MHCC Planetarium Director and Astronomy Instructor by phone 503-491-7297, email

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