January Night Sky Planetarium Show 7 p.m. Friday

View of the night sky and our Milky Way galaxy. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

Do you want to learn more about the stars and constellations of winter? Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) is holding a star show in the Los Alamos Nature Center Planetarium at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8. Paul Ardent will give a tour of celestial objects easily viewed through binoculars. Discover a neighboring galaxy, planets, star clusters, nebulae, and double stars visible in our winter sky.

The January Night Sky planetarium show is $6 for adults and $4 for children. Tickets are available by calling or stopping by the nature center. Seating is limited.  Planetarium shows are suitable for ages four and up. For more information about this and other PEEC programs, visitwww.peecnature.org, email programs@peecnature.org orcall 505.662.0460.

The Pajarito Environmental Education Center (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.