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Planetarium show set for Feb. 2 (Canceled)

Update:  The show has been canceled due to impending weather.

The Mackie Planetarium on the NOC Enid campus will present a new show Feb. 2 at 7 p.m.

NOC Planetarium Director Fritz Osell will present the night sky over Enid and show prominent constellations in the early evening sky. The constellation Orion is visible in the early evening.  Osell will show visitors how they can see a star factory in Orion.

Osell said that most of the planets are near the sun this month.  Osell said he can dim the sun and show the planets near the sun in the afternoon sky.

Visitors will be able to see which of the zodiac constellations the sun and planets are visiting this month.Osell will also take planetarium visitors on a journey through time from the beginning of the universe through the present and 3000 years into the future.

There is no charge but donations of non-perishable food items for Our Daily Bread and Loaves and Fishes are accepted.

Masks and social distancing are encouraged for all NOC sponsored events.