Public Planetarium Schedule

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All ages admitted. Prices: $5 for adults, seniors & children. Tickets can be purchased in the Museum Store on the first floor. Space is limited.

Shows are approximately 45 minutes.

 

Star Talk: The Sky Tonight

February: SATURDAYS 11:30 AM, 1:30 & 3:30 PM; SUNDAYS 1:30 & 3:30 PM

March: SATURDAYS 11:30 AM, 1:30 & 3:30 PM; SUNDAYS 1:30 & 3:30 PM
No shows on March 21

Bright stars, constellations, planets, and telescopic objects in the current night sky are discussed in this live "star talk." Then leave Earth and fly into space to examine the planets in the current sky. 

Sunstruck

February: SATURDAYS and SUNDAYS at 2:30 PM

March: SATURDAYS and SUNDAYS at 2:30 PM
No shows on March 21

Our Sun produces the energy that makes life on Earth possible. How does it do this? What is the Sun comprised of and how does it affect the Earth in other ways? Solar storms are a threat to our very existence, and the eventual death of the Sun will mean the end of our planet. How is this similar to the lives and deaths of stars throughout our galaxy?

Expanded View

February: SATURDAYS 12:30 PM

March: SATURDAYS 12:30 PM
No shows on March 21

This look at telescopes shows us the wide variety of devices that are used by astronomers to explore various aspects of deep space. Includes a brief star talk.