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Skies Over Hogwarts begins at MSUM Planetarium

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — The MSUM Planetarium brings the community together at their sold-out stars and Hogwarts show. People were entertained with an astronomy display and MSUM professors taught lessons on the Big Dipper, the solar system, and other fixtures in the sky. Kids showed off costumes as well. “We just want to you know be here to educate and…

Out of this world meteor sightings dazzles northern part of the continent

"It was seen as far in Canada all the way down to Fargo, North Dakota, Minnesota that area."

FARGO, N.D. – Reports of meteor sightings have dazzled people throughout the northern part of the continent, including here within our community. The American Meteor Society has reported a total of 32 sightings of what they say is a fireball soaring through the night sky. “It was seen as far in Canada all the way down to Fargo, North Dakota,…

Metro’s Space Cadet Explorers Take On “Rocky” Mission

Every month MSUM's planetarium is offering a tour of space to get kids interested in astronomy

  MOORHEAD, Minn. —¬†Kids from around the metro are getting the chance to see our solar system up close. Every month MSUM’s planetarium is offering a tour of space to get kids interested in astronomy.¬† This month focused on rocky planets while upcoming months will focus on dwarf planets, moons and gas giants. Each time a kid puts on their…