Planetarium Film At Nature Center: We Are Astronomers

We are Astronomers poster. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

The Pajarito Environmental Education Center’s (PEEC’s) popular planetarium film, We are Astronomers,is back! This family-friendly film will play in the Los Alamos Nature Center planetarium on Saturday and Sunday, May 21 and 22 at 2 p.m. See how astronomers seek an answer to the origin of the Universe.

Today’s astronomer is not the lone observer of past centuries. Now astronomers around the world collaborate in order to make better use of their technology. We are Astronomers, an exciting full-dome film, reveals how technologies, such as the Large Hadron Collider, the observatories of Chile, and the Hubble Space Telescope, work. Until now, few people knew the dedication required to unravel the mysteries of the cosmos.

Tickets may be purchased by phone or at the Los Alamos Nature Center for $6 for adults and $4 for children. This movie is not recommended for children under 4 years old.The breathtaking movie starts promptly at 2 p.m. and seating is limited. Arrive at least 10 minutes prior. Watch the trailer for We are Astronomers.

For more information about this and other PEECprograms, visit, email 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

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