Monthly Planetarium Shows

  • Doors open 15 minutes before the show. Advanced registration required. Learn how to register.  

    Shows are all on Tuesdays unless otherwise noted.

    Upcoming shows for 2020:

     

    March 31, 2020 - 6:00pm - POSTPONED

    Celestial Navigation (Elementary):  This session will examine how people used stars a long time ago to help guide their way on water.  Participants may arrive at 5:30pm to have extra time to build and decorate their own "boat" and take photos with a navigation theme.

    March 31, 2020 - 7:00pm -POSTPONED

    Celestial Navigation (pre-teens, teens and adults):  This session will examine how people used stars a long time ago to help guide their way on water.  Participants will get a chance to build a simple "inclinator" as they learn how navigators used them.

    April 28, 2020 - 5:30pm-7:30pm- POSTPONED

    Special Mystery Night in the Planetarium.  All ages welcome (younger ones might need more support from their parents to complete the mystery.  The mystery will require participants to do some simple science experiments.  At the end of the evening, participants who elect to stay, will get also get a short planetarium show.

    May 26, 2020 - 6:00pm- POSTPONED

    Beginner Night Sky - Level I:  This session will be targeted toward beginners of astronomy.  Participants will learn some basics about the night sky and how to locate some of the major constellations and asterisms along with some of the legends around the constellations.  In particular, this session will focus on circumpolar constellations and others near Orion.

    May 26, 2020 - 7:15pm- POSTPONED

    Beginner Night Sky - Level II (with Level I review):  This session will be targeted toward beginners of astronomy.  Participants will learn some basics about the night sky and how to locate some of the major constellations and asterisms along with some of the legends around the constellations.  This session will concentrate on constellations that make up the Winter triangle, Winter Hexagon, and Summer triangle.