Friday night shines at the planetarium

Posted by on May 7, 2012 in Healthy/Happy | Comments Off

The York County Astronomical Society will present three shows on Friday, May 11, at the York Learning Center planetarium, 300 E. 6th Ave., North York.

The first show, “The Planets,” begins at 7 p.m. It’s a tour through the solar system and recently-discovered sights, narrated by Kate Mulgrew, of “Star Trek Voyager” fame.

The second show, “StarWatch,” is at 7:40 p.m. Become a star watcher by exploring the current night sky, locating visible planets and constellations, and enjoying sky lore.

The last show, “New Horizons: The mission to Pluto,” begins at 8:20 p.m. It introduces mythology of Pluto and launches into a tour of the night sky from from the New Horizons spacecraft.

Admission is $4 for adults and $3 for children and seniors. Admission to any second or
third show is $1 each.