Next Planetarium Show / Stargazing Night:

Star Stories - Twisted Tales of Love and Loss

at Ritchie Observatory is Saturday February 9, 7:30 pm.


Planetarium Talk CANCELED due to Snowmageddon. A Winter Storm Watch has been posted by the weather service. The BPAA regrets to have to cancel Saturdays scheduled talk. To Tocelebrate Valentine's Day, join astronomer Dave Fong to hear amusing ancient Greek star stories.
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Afterwards, we will observe clouds and/or rain. On the off-chance the sky is clear, astronomers will be on hand with telescopes. Free to members, $2.00 donation suggested for nonmembers, $5.00 for families.

Information: (206) 842-9152
Web site: http://www.bpastro.org/
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BPASTRO Kids

February 9th

Also Canceled Join Dr Erica and make three types of uncontrollable robots, including a recycled robot creation from 4 to 6 pm.

All ages welcome, great for PreK-Grade 4/5 with their caregivers Battle Point Observatory | BI STEM library is open during this time! Donations help cover the cost of supplies

All ages welcome, suggested $5 donation helps to cover costs.

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We are making parts to upgrade the Ritchie

  • We are refurbishing the Ritchie Telescope with help from BARN and the City of Bainbridge Island.

  • A piece to hold the dec drive gearing.

    The menu item "Steve's Pictures" is now populated.

    SUNDIAL STATUS Pictures of Sundial Construction & Installation Please donate to our Sundial Project so we can finish. Thank you.
    Deck for the Richie
    This Saturday (2/7/2015) Malcolm, Steve, Nels (l to r) & Marty were busy, knee deep in sawdust, working on the deck platform for the Richie. Once completed, the new deck will provide a single surface for observing at the telescope. A ladder will be needed but it will be much smaller and not tied to the dome. The End Result.
    The Ritchie is now a much more accessible telescope.