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Planetarium show 'Habitable Exoplanets' comes to Ritchie Observatory

Join astronomer Dave Fong as he examines the worlds outside our solar system that may be habitable at the planetarium show “Habitable Exoplanets” at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9 at the Edwin E. Ritchie Observatory.

If the sky is clear, astronomers will be on hand with telescopes for public solar viewing prior and star-gazing afterward.

The show is free to members of the Battle Point Astronomical Association; $2 donation suggested for nonmembers, $5 for families.

The Battle Point Astronomical Association is a nonprofit amateur astronomy organization that operates the Ritchie Observatory and John H. Rudolph Planetarium in the Helix House at Battle Point Park, 11299 Arrow Point Drive NE.

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

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