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Evening Shows and Star Parties at LBL’s Golden Pond Planetarium and Observatory

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY – Evening Planetarium shows and Star Parties at Land Between The Lakes will begin Saturday, May 31st. Shows are presented by Friends of Land Between The Lakes at the Golden Pond Planetarium located in the Golden Pond Visitor Center.

Additional shows are on Saturdays at 8:00pm June 14th and 28th, July 12th and 26th, August 9th, 23rd, and 30th. Planetarium shows begin at 8:00pm; doors open at 7:30pm.

LBL's Golden Pond Planetarium Laser Image

LBL’s Golden Pond Planetarium Laser Image

Due to safety concerns, no one is admitted after the show begins. Admission; ages 13 and up $5.00, ages 5-12 $3.00, and ages 4 and under are free.

Evening programs begin with a theater presentation in the 40-foot dome Planetarium, then a Star Party live viewing of the night sky, weather permitting, through a 16-inch, Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope at the Golden Pond Observatory. Members of the West Kentucky Amateur Astronomers host the Star Party astronomy programs, www.wkaa.net.

The Golden Pond Planetarium is located just off Woodlands Trace National Scenic Byway (KY Highway 453) near the junction with US68/KY80 in Land Between The Lakes.

Come Outside and Play at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area, managed by the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Land Between The Lakes provides outdoor recreation, lake access, land management, and environmental education for the public to enjoy.

Visitors are encouraged to review the official website at www.lbl.org often for Calendar of Events, updates on programs and policies, safety information, maps, temporary trail and road closures, and more, or call 800.LBL.7077 or 270.924.2000.

Follow Land Between The Lakes on Twitter @LBLScreechOwl or @LandBtwnLakes. To sign up for our electronic newsletter, email lblinfo@fs.fed.us. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


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