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Planet Nine

Is there an undiscovered ninth planet lurking in the outer regions of our solar system?

  • Date
    Today
  • Time
    11am to 11:45am
  • Age
    4+ years only
  • Duration
    60 minutes
  • Name
    Planet Nine
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Explore the dwarf planet Pluto and its neighbours in the Kuiper belt as we search for a true Ninth Planet.

See the remarkably bright Eris, the spinning egg Haumea, and Sedna, whose orbit takes it deep into the far reaches of the Solar System. Is there a new planet beyond even these distant objects?

Using theoretical predictions and high-powered telescopes, scientists are uncovering hidden secrets about how our Solar System formed—and what it may still be hiding.

Duration: Approx. 45 minutes

Planet Nine Details

  • Date
    Today
  • Time
    11am to 11:45am
  • Age
    4+ years only
  • Duration
    60 minutes
  • Name
    Planet Nine
  • Accessibility

  • Food and drink not allowed

  • 4+ years only

Good to know

• Entry to all shows is included in admission to Scitech.
• Suitable for ages 4 and up only.
• Visitors under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
• Food and drink must not be consumed during shows.
• Use of mobile phones, electronic devices and photography are prohibited inside the Planetarium.
• Sessions last up to 45 minutes. For safety reasons, it is not possible to enter or re-enter a session after leaving. Please do not leave children unattended.
• Wheelchair accessible – space for four wheelchairs and carers.
• Dark during shows – ask the presenter if you need help.

Engaging Western Australians in STEM

A star, two and half times larger than our Sun, has been caught *speeding* through the galaxy at 1,755km per second… https://t.co/GNQzWPMEVc