Next Planetarium Show / Stargazing NightÂ at Ritchie Observatory is June 11th, 8:30 pm.
“Pluto & Some Planets” Join astronomer Steve Ruhl as he examines the latest data on Pluto from the New Horizons spacecraft. We will also take a brief look at the three planets currently in the evening sky; Jupiter, Mars and Saturn.
If the sky is clear, astronomers will be on hand with telescopes.Â Â Free to members, $2.00 donation suggested for nonmembers, $5.00 for families.
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Free to members, $5.00 for families.
Upcoming Astronomical Events
May 22 Â –Â Mars reaches opposition (closest point to earth)
May 28th – Member’s Meeting – Steve talks about acquiring images
June 3 –Â Saturn reaches opposition.
June 11 – Planetarium Show –Â “Pluto a& Some Planets” at the Richie Observatory. 8:30 pm
June 21 – Summer Solstice – Sun reaches its highest point (if you are in the northern hemisphere.)
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