Explore Fire And Ice In The Solar System Friday At The Nature Center Planetarium

PEEC Friday.jpgJoin Rick Wallace in the Los Alamos Nature Center’s planetarium at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 20 at for a talk about how the Sun’s heat and planetary orbits create weather, solstices, seasons and more throughout the Solar System. Photo Courtesy PEEC


Explore how the Sun’s heat and planetary orbits create weather, solstices, seasons and more throughout our Solar System at 7 p.m. this Friday, Dec. 20 in the Los Alamos Nature Center’s planetarium. Rick Wallace will lead this discussion and also give an update on the unexpected locations of water and water-ice throughout the Solar System.

In addition to this talk, PEEC will play the full-dome film “Superpower Dogs” in the nature center’s planetarium at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21 and Saturday, Dec. 28. Local sponsor Pet Pangaea LLC brought this exciting movie to Los Alamos. Join an immersive adventure that explores the life-saving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs. This inspiring true story is narrated by Chris Evans and follows six dogs that brave earthquakes and avalanches, protect endangered species and help people with special needs.

Seating is limited for this talk and the movie showings, so please call the nature center at (505) 662-0460 or stop by to reserve your tickets. The showings of “Superpower Dogs” may be popular over the holiday weekends, so calling in advance is recommended. Admission to each program is $6 for adults and $4 for children. Events in the planetarium are not recommended for children under age 4.

For more information about this and other PEEC programs, visit www.peecnature.org, email programs@peecnature.org or call (505) 662-0460.

PEEC was founded in 2000 to serve the community of Los Alamos. It offers people of all ages a way to enrich their lives by strengthening their connections to our canyons, mesas, mountains, and skies. PEEC operates the Los Alamos Nature Center at 2600 Canyon Road, holds regular programs and events, and hosts a number of interest groups from birding to hiking to butterfly watching. PEEC activities are open to everyone; however, members receive exclusive benefits such as discounts on programs and merchandise. Annual memberships start at $35. To learn more, visit www.peecnature.org.