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Planetarium Schedule

Admission for all Public Planetarium Shows

All ages are admitted to the Planetarium.  Prices are $5 for adults, seniors & children.  Tickets go on sale the hour before the show, and can be purchased in the Museum Store located in the Rotunda on the first floor. Space is limited.  Shows are approximately 45 minutes.

September 2016

The Sky Tonight: Live Star Talk

Saturdays  •  11:30AM,  1:30PM,  3:30PM

Sundays  •  1:30PM, 3:30PM

Bright stars, constellations, and planets in the current night sky will be discussed in this live “star talk.” Then leave Earth and fly out into space to examine the planets and other distant objects.

My Universe

Saturdays  •  2:30 PM

Sundays  •  2:30 PM

In this live program, our student operators will tell and show you what they find fascinating about the Universe. This can be almost anything! Every show is a different experience. 

Extrasolar Planets

Saturdays  •  12:30 PM 

Life developed on our planet, so could it arise elsewhere? How can we find those other planets? Are there planets that orbir other stars? If so, are any of them habitable worlds like Earth? This fulldome movie explores these questions.

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October 2016

The Sky Tonight: Live Star Talk

Saturdays  •  11:30AM,  1:30PM,  3:30PM

Sundays  •  1:30PM, 3:30PM

Bright stars, constellations, and planets in the current night sky will be discussed in this live “star talk.” Then leave Earth and fly out into space to examine the planets and other distant objects.

 

 

Did An Asteroid Really Kill the Dinosaurs?

Saturdays  •  12:30PM

Did a space rock six miles wide slam into the Earth 66 million years ago and wipe out 75 percent of all living species at that time, including the dinosaurs? Cosmic collisions are abundant in our solar system. See the numerous craters on worlds like the moon, Mars, and even distant Pluto. Explore the dinosaur disaster up close.  Kid-friendly program.

My Universe

Saturdays  •  2:30 PM

Sundays  •  2:30 PM

In this live program, our student operators will tell and show you what they find fascinating about the Universe. This can be almost anything! Every show is a different experience. 

Planetarium prices are $5 for adults, seniors, & children.