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UW Harry C Vaughan Planetarium Show – Pluto Reclassified

UW Harry C Vaughan Planetarium Show – Pluto Reclassified


When:
February 16, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2018-02-16T19:00:00-07:00
2018-02-16T20:00:00-07:00
Where:
Physical Science Building, University of Wyoming
Laramie WY
Cost:
$3 for Students; $4 for Adults
Contact:
Samantha Ogden
307-766-6506
UW Harry C Vaughan Planetarium Show - Pluto Reclassified @ Physical Science Building, University of Wyoming

From its discovery in 1930 to re-classification in 2006, Pluto has been a hot topic here in the USA and a favorite among school children. But a common misunderstanding is that Pluto somehow disappeared from our solar system in 2006; Pluto is still in orbit around our Sun (but not as a planet). Today we will remember Pluto: its brief period as a planet, reasons for its re-classification, New Horizons discoveries, and America’s reactions to it all. Welcome to the greatest all-American astronomy controversy of all time.