Edges of Space - The American Museum of Natural History

Date: 02/26/13
Hours: 6:30pm
Ages: TE,AD
Price: $15; $13.50 Members, students, and seniors
200 Central Park West - 212-769-5200
Upper West Side, NY 10036

Description: The Voyager spacecraft recently encountered the "edge" of the solar system, beginning its journey through interstellar space. The Sun and Earth exist in the galactic outskirts, closer to our galaxy's periphery than its center. What distinguishes a dwarf planet from a planet? In this program, we will explore the wheres and whys of stars, galaxies, and the universe, and discuss astronomical "species" such as planets, brown dwarfs, and star clusters. Join us as we go to, through, and beyond the edges of space! For additional information, please call 212-769-5100 or visit the Museum?s website, amnh.org.