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Whitworth Ferguson Planetarium
SUNY Buffalo State 
Buffalo, NY 14222

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Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.  - Carl Sagan
Update: ALL PROGRAMS FOR JANUARY 11th HAVE BEEN CANCELED DUE TO PROBLEMS WITH OUR PROJECTOR. 
We apologize for the inconvenience

Stars in My Backyard
1:30 pm on Saturdays

This live program presents Buffalo's winter night sky 
by giving a tour of the constellations, planets, and 
other celestial objects in a way geared more toward 
younger audiences.

Total run time: Approximately 50 minutes with plenty of 
time for questions!

Most appropriate for families and ages 4 and above.


Perfect Little Planet - An Alien's Tour of Our Solar System
3:00 pm on Saturdays

Imagine the ultimate space vacation. Discover our solar system 
through a different set of eyes – a family from another star system 
seeking the perfect vacation spot. 

Fly over the surface of Pluto, our best known dwarf planet. Dive 
over the ice cliffs of Miranda. Sail through the rings of Saturn. Feel 
the lightning storms at Jupiter. And walk on the surface of Mars. 

Which destination would you choose? This is the solar system 
journey for space travelers of all ages. 

Watch the trailer HERE

This program is preceded by a 15 minute  presentation about 
the Winter night sky.

Run time: Approximately 45 minutes
Appropriate for ages 4 and above.

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