BPAA planetarium show explores black hole

  • Friday, May 10, 2019 9:09am
  • Life

The Battle Point Astronomical Association will host the planetarium show “Seeing the Monster Black Hole at the Heart of a Galaxy” at the Edwin E. Ritchie Observatory at Battle Point Park later this month.

Come learn about how radio telescopes from around the world were combined to capture the first ever image of a black hole. Astronomer Dave Fong will also discuss what the image reveals about the vicinity around the black hole.

The planetarium show is 8 p.m. Saturday, May 11. The event is free for BPAA members; a $2 donation is suggested for nonmembers, $5 for families.

If the sky is clear, astronomers will be on hand with telescopes.

BPAstro Kids will join Dr. Erica Saint Clair and host an Insect Invasion from 4 to 6 p.m.

BPAA is a nonprofit amateur astronomy organization. We operate 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 bpastro.org.

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