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"A Hollywood History of Space Travel" Astronomy Lecture

Date: 2/24/2019, 7:45 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: Planetarium (PLN)

"A Hollywood History of Space Travel" Astronomy Lecture

The LAVC Earth Science Department and the Los Angeles Valley College Astronomy Group is offering a "A Hollywood History of Space Travel" lecture by Matt Ventimiglia of Griffith Observatory on Sunday, February 24 at 7:45 p.m. in the LAVC Planetarium.

Hollywood has portrayed space travel in many movies for decades. How much did the movies get right, and how much as come true? Find out at a special lecture by Matt Ventimiglia, a museum guide at the Griffith Observatory. 

The lecture is open to the public, and admission is free.

The LAVC Astronomy Group, which is part of the LAVC Earth Science Department, conduct several public events each month for its members, LAVC students and the public. The LAVC Earth Science Department offers courses in the disciplines of astronomy, environmental science, geography, geology and oceanography. 

For more information on this event, contact the LAVC Astronomy Group at (818) 947-2335.

This event is wheelchair accessible. Individuals needing sign language interpreters, assisted listening devices, large print, Braille materials or any other accommodations should contact LAVC Astronomy Group at (818) 947-2864 at least 5 business days in advance.

Ticket Cost: Free

Parking: Guest should park in Parking Lot A. Parking permits are required at all times. Daily Parking permits for student parking spots can be purchased at an LAVC parking pay station. View campus map

For more information please contact: LAVC Astronomy Group - David Falk

Phone: (818) 947-2335


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