November 18, 2017 6:30 p.m.End:
November 18, 2017 7:15 p.m.
Department of Physics and Astronomy
In July 2015, the New Horizons spacecraft gave us our first close look at Pluto, the most famous dwarf planet in the outskirts of our Solar System. The New Horizons flyby was big news, and the pictures it sent back to Earth reveal a world far more complex than anyone realized. Follow Mike Brown and his team at CalTech as they uncover dwarf worlds whose orbits take them deep into the far reaches of the Solar System. Is there a new planet beyond these distant objects? Join us on the hunt!
- Intended Audience: Ages 10+
- Runtime: Approximately 45 minutes total
- Planetarium shows are free of charge.
- No tickets or reservations are required, but plan to arrive early as seating is done on a first-come, first-serve basis. We do our best to open doors 30 minutes before show time.
- There is no food or drink allowed in the planetarium.
- Children 12 years and under should be accompanied by an adult.
- The Charles W. Brown Planetarium is located on the west end of the Cooper Science Complex, located along Riverside Avenue.
For directions and parking information, as well as general policies, please visit the Charles W. Brown Planetarium website.