first_imgThe San José Planetarium (Planetario de San José), which belongs to the University of Costa Rica, is located 400 meters north from Muñoz y Nanne shopping center or 500 meters east from Radio Universidad, Montes de Oca, San Pedro. The following activities will be held at the planetarium in the coming weeks:Free activitiesSeminars on topics such as the Milky Way, the Sun, the ISON comet, and Gamma Ray Telescopes, Sat., April 20, starting at 11 a.m. (in Spanish) Solar Clocks: learn to build a solar clock with accessible materials, ideal for children and their parents, includes materials, every Saturday, 2-5 p.m., ¢15,000. Star gazing with a telescope every Tues.-Thurs., 6-7 p.m.New 2013 WorkshopsAstronomy: learn about the universe’s spheres in the projection room, includes materials, Mondays and Fridays, 5-7 p.m., ¢30,000. Eclipse: children and their parents learn how and why eclipses occur for both the moon and the sun, includes materials, Saturdays (date to be set), ¢15,000. Telescopes: Have a telescope but don’t know how to use it? Do you want to buy one? This workshop will teach you all about telescopes, from their development to how to use them correctly, includes materials and telescope practice,four-day course (date to be set), ¢15,000.Usual activities(Spanish) documentaries on celestial bodies from Tues.-Thurs., costs ¢2,300. For more informationContact [email protected] or call 2511-2580Websites: http://planetario.ucr.ac.cr/ & https://www.facebook.com/planetariodesanjose Facebook Comments No related posts.last_img

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