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Gateway Arch and the Night Sky
August 22, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Gateway to the Stars – Online Event

Washington University scientist Dr. Jeffrey Gillis-Davis will present “Standing on the Shoulders of Apollo 15: Past & Future Lunar Exploration” . This will be immediately followed by “Virtual Stargazing at the Gateway Arch” led by St. Louis Astronomical Society member John Strebeck, featuring a tour of our late summer skies using the Stellarium program. Finally, video feeds of the Moon and other objects will be provided by SLAS members. These programs are free and will be streamed on Facebook Live – go to at the time of the event.

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Website popup promotes the new Virtual Reality Theater at the Gateway Arch. It shows two children sitting with VR headsets on enjoying the program. There are also two images showing what the visitor will see during the VR experience of the 1850s St. Louis riverfront era.