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New Horizons at Pluto


New Horizons at Pluto

(Shows run every Tuesday and Thursday night, and Sunday afternoon, between July 2nd and August 23rd, 2015)

 

New Horizons

The NewHorizons spacecraft is on approach for a July 14th high speed flyby of Pluto and its moons. Since the day it was discovered 85 years ago, Pluto has been a harbinger of the mysteries on the far planetary frontier. This very first exploration of the far solar system should reveal unexpected wonders. After passing through the Pluto system, the spacecraft will be re-targeted for an encounter with a small Kuiper Belt Object and then will escape the Sun’s gravity and fly out into interstellar space — never to return to our solar system. 

Free of charge and suitable for all ages. 45 minute running time, with time for questions at the end of the presentation. Please note that the show will begin on time, with no late entrance permitted. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Show times and dates:

Thursday, July 2, 2015                             7 p.m.

Sunday, July 5, 2015                2 p.m.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015                              7 p.m.

Thursday, July 9, 2015                            7 p.m.

Sunday, July 12, 2015              2 p.m.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015                           7 p.m.

Thursday, July 16, 2015                          7 p.m.

Sunday, July 19, 2015              2 p.m.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015                           7 p.m.

Thursday, July 23, 2015                         7 p.m.

Sunday, July 26, 2015              2 p.m.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015                          7 p.m.

Thursday, July 30, 2015                        7 p.m.

Sunday, August 2, 2015           2 p.m.

Tuesday, August 4, 2015                      7 p.m.

Thursday, August 6, 2015                     7 p.m.

Sunday, August 9, 2015           2 p.m.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015                    7 p.m.

Thursday, August 13, 2015                  7 p.m.

Sunday, August 16, 2015         2 p.m.

 Tuesday, August 18, 2015                   7 p.m.

Thursday, August 20, 2015                  7 p.m.

Sunday, August 23, 2015         2 p.m.

 

 

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ACCESSIBILITY

Hardin Planetarium is wheelchair accessible. A ramp from State Street provides access to the building's main floor and the ground floor is accessible via double doors.

For other needs, please request accommodations at least 3 business days before your visit. 270-745-4044.

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PARKING

(To see our instructions for parking for public events and for groups:  click here!)

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 Further information at 270-745-4044, or hardin.planetarium@wku.edu


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