Past Meetup

Ritchie Observatory & Planetarium Visit

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Bainbridge Island has an observatory with monthly public planetarium shows & stargazing led by the Battle Point Astronomical Association (

If you'd like to meet up before the star party, here's the unofficial group schedule:

• 3:00pm: Seattle ferry to Bainbridge

• 4:00pm: island exploration, probably a visit to the Bloedel Reserve (

• 7:00pm: dinner at J'aime Les Crepes (

• 8:15pm: meet up at Battle Point Park Ritchie Observatory ( for the star party and 8:30 planetarium show*

• 12:00am: midnight ferry back to Seattle

You are more than welcome to join us at any of the stops along the way!

Ferry tickets cost $8 for riders or $22 - $28 for rider+vehicle round trip, per their site:

*The BPAA is working on accommodating larger groups for their planetarium shows, however if this isn't possible by 7/12 they're going to hold a second show for us at 9:30pm. We'll find out when we get there.

Thanks Ri for suggesting this! :)


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