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Beyond the Sun: In Search of a New Earth

Date

Saturday, October 19, 2024

Time

Cost

Free Event

Location

CCBC Catonsville
Mathematics & Science Hall (MASH)
Planetarium (030)
800 South Rolling Road
Baltimore, MD 21228

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Since the early 1990’s we have known that there are planets going around other stars called exoplanets. This video will explain how we search for them and how we figure out their characteristics. It will also introduce you to a website which lets you search for them at home.

They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds, and super-Earths. Moon tells Celeste about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like Earth. Many adventures are yet to come. But first, she needs some rest. Celeste drops off to sleep waiting for the next visit from Moon.

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David Ludwikoski

Planetarium Director, Professor of Science