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2014Fall / 2015 Spring
6, 13, 20, 27
This program takes the audience around
the world to explore the wonderful traditions and
celebrations of the “winter solstice.”
General show - 1:00 pm
Star of Wonder
(Tis the Season)
This beautiful holiday season show investigates
the most interesting and beautiful winter
solstice celebrations around the world.
The program also takes us back 2000 years
to offer possible explanations for the
mysterious “Christmas Star.”
10, 17, 24, 31
Our Place in Space
This award-winning, participatory children’s
planetarium show introduces jungle animals
and a space crossword puzzle to unravel the
wonders and the mysteries of the universe.
Two Small Pieces of Glass
This program celebrates 400 years since Galileo
first pointed his telescope at the sky.
Don’t miss this fascinating look at the incredible
contributions to astronomy made by advancements
in the design of the world’s greatest telescopes.
Waukesha Jan Bobree
Every 30 min. 9 – 4:00
Sit back and enjoy how colors display their personalities.
See how scientists use the vast wavelengths of the
electromagnetic spectrum to study the mysteries in deep space.
Wild Winter Night
Each ½ hr. 6:30 – 8:00
Join us as we take you back-stage to the making of a cartoon fantasy radio show about the sky. Learn how to find your directions, spot planets, plot craters holes on the moon and find out how astronomers explore the planets.
14, 21, 28
A Solar System Adventure Tour
You won’t believe how fun learning about the
planets can be when you step aboard
the “Star Traveler” spaceship on your interactive
journey past the sun and planets in our solar system.
Chasing the Ghost Particle
Deep in the ice at the heart of Antarctica,
the biggest and strangest detector in the world
waits for mysterious messengers from the cosmos.
Scientists are using tiny and elusive particles
called neutrons to explore insides of stars and galaxies.
These ghostly neutrinos give us an exclusive look
into exploding stars and black holes.
7, 14, 21, 28
The Sky Tonight
Reach up and paint the sky blue, make a rainbow,
sing a song about space and clap to the music
as we all meet Joe Star, Marsha Moon and
Mike Meteor in this fun, participatory
sky theater program.
The Universe of Dr. Einstein
Made possible by a grant from the
National Science Foundation,
this program examines Einstein’s life,
his discoveries in physics and his theories of relativity.
Einstein’s discoveries penetrated into the hearts
of stars as well as the far reaches of the universe.
4, 11, 18
A magical video game turns real and
takes the audience on a journey past the sun,
moon and planets in our solar system.
Join us as we see the Earth from space,
land on the surface of Mars, and
even fly through the rings of Saturn.
At the end of the show, we return
everyone safely back to Earth.
Great for all ages!
Voyage to the Edge of the Universe
This fascinating show presents close-up views of the sun,
moon and planets, then takes the audience
into deep space to explore white dwarfs,
neutron stars and black holes. Also in this program scientists
explore some of the most current trends
in human and robotic space exploration.
Every 45 min. 9 – 4:00
Spring Sky Legends
This spring season sky show presents favorite
constellation characters like Hercules, the Strong Man,
Hydra, the Water Snake and Leo, the Lion. Each of these
magically come alive in the sky to tell of their fantastic stories.
2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Wish Upon a Star
A little girl and her parents spend a
night out under the stars. Together they
explore constellations, moon, planets,
and even see meteors (shooting stars).
This program takes the audience on an ocean
voyage of the Pacific in a small vessel that finds
its way by the stars. This celestial navigation show
will leave you with a great appreciation for our early ocean explorers.
June, July, August
There are no public programs scheduled for the summer months,
however the planetarium is available by appointment for groups of ten or more.
Please call (262) 896-8423 to arrange a program.