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Planetarium show looks up at 'Pluto and the Icy White Dwarfs'

Eight TNOs (trans-Neptunian objects). The Battle Point Astronomical Association presents the planetarium show “Pluto and the Icy White Dwarfs” at the Edwin E. Ritchie Observatory at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11. - Image courtesy of NASA
Eight TNOs (trans-Neptunian objects). The Battle Point Astronomical Association presents the planetarium show “Pluto and the Icy White Dwarfs” at the Edwin E. Ritchie Observatory at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11.
— image credit: Image courtesy of NASA

The planetarium show “Pluto and the Icy White Dwarfs” will be presented at the Edwin E. Ritchie Observatory at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11.

Join Astronomer Dave Fong on a journey to the outer reaches of the solar system to explore the realm of the icy dwarf planets.

If the sky is clear, astronomers from the Battle Point Astronomical Association will be on hand with telescopes for public star-gazing.

The show is free to BPAA members, with a $2 donation suggested for nonmembers, $5 for families.

The BPAA is a nonprofit amateur astronomy organization that operates the Ritchie Observatory and John H. Rudolph Planetarium in the Helix House at Battle Point Park.

For more information, call 206-842-9152 or visit www.bpastro.org.

 

 

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