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Upcoming Events

Planetarium Show
Our Island Universe April 12, 2014 7:30 pm, Ritchie Observatory Join Astronomer Steve Ruhl on a journey out of our solar system navigating the environment and structures in our galaxy, the Milky Way.If the sky is clear, astronomers will be on hand with telescopes for public star-gazing.Free to members, $2.00 donation suggested for nonmembers, $5.00 for families.
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Intro to Amateur Astronomy – Spring Sky

Find your way around the night sky with the Battle Point Astronomical Association! Split between indoor class time and hands on telescope time, topics include constellations, star hopping, planets, nebulas, galaxies, strange sky phenomena, and much more.

Class will extend beyond the scheduled end time for telescope viewing (weather dependent). Ritchie Observatory. Signup deadline is Monday April 7th.

Sign-up through Bainbridge Parks & Rec at http://www.biparks.org/
Course Code : 131860-01

Thursdays: 7:30– 9:30p

4/10–5/15

Fee: $59

Advanced  Astronomy & Observation

Join the Battle Point Astronomical Association for a deeper examination of amateur Astronomy topics such as celestial spheres, deep sky objects, making vs. buying a telescope, astrophotography, and using computer controlled telescopes like the 27.5” Ritchie.

Class will extend beyond the scheduled end time for telescope viewing (weather dependent). Ritchie Observatory.

Sign-up through Bainbridge Parks & Rec at http://www.biparks.org/
Course Code : 131861-01

Thursdays: 7:30– 9:30p

5/22–6/12

Fee: $39

 

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