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Sky Theater puts solar system in lights

Get a guided trip through the solar system at the University of North Texas Sky Theater this weekend. The on-campus planetarium is showing Solar System Tours for its August Children’s Matinee, each Saturday at noon.

For just a few bucks and a cool afternoon in the university’s domed theater, kids can tour the solar system, stopping at each planet — and a few other wonders, too — and get a close look at Earth’s nearest neighbors.

The Sky Theater is also screening Wonders of the Universe — a look deep into space, courtesy of the famous Hubble Telescope — at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. each Saturday.

UNT SKY THEATER

“Solar System Tours,” this month’s Children’s Matinee show, screens at noon on Saturdays. Admission is $3 per person.

“Wonders of the Universe” screens at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Saturdays. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for UNT employees and senior citizens, and $3 for students and children younger than 12.

Where: The Sky Theatre is inside the Environmental Education, Science and Technology Building on the UNT campus, at 1704 Mulberry St. Parking is available at the building.

Details: Bring cash — credit/debit cards are not accepted at the Sky Theater.

On the Web: www.skytheater.unt.edu


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