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Polynesian Navigation - Planetarium Show

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 8:00pm

Smith Hall, Room 521 Towson University, 8000 York Rd, Towson, MD 21252, USA

Presenter:     Dr. Alex Storrs, Towson University.   

Abstract:    The Polynesians crossed thousands of miles of open ocean without the aid of compasses or other modern navigational devices. Join us as we learn about many of these, including their use of the sky and stars. All ages are welcome.

Telescope viewing after the show, weather permitting.

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Arts & Culture, Lectures

Departments

Academic Affairs, Physics Astronomy and Geosciences (Department of), Planetarium/Observatory, Fisher College of Science and Mathematics

Target Audience

General Public

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