Public Planetarium Shows
Here are this fall's shows2015/2016 season
7, 14, 21, 28
The Sky Tonight
up and paint the sky blue, make a rainbow,
sing and clap to
the music as we all meet Joe Star,
Marsha Moon, and Mike Meteor in this
and space experience.
Join our “experts”- Hopeful and Skeptical
as they try to convince each other
whether or not life exists beyond the earth.
Follow their astrobiology arguments from the
ocean floor to a journey across the galaxy.
children's holiday program takes the audience around
the world to
explore the most fascinating traditions
and celebrations of Christmas,
and the “winter solstice.”
The Season of Light
beautiful holiday season show investigates the most interesting
beautiful winter solstice celebrations from all over the world.
The show also takes us back 2000 years to offer possible
for the mysterious “Christmas Star.”
9, 16, 23, 30
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.
The Endless Horizon
This program, narrated by Patrick Stewart,
begins with the fascinating history of early world explorers.
It then relates these voyages to today’s space explorers
Every 30 min. 9 – 4:00
Questions about the unknown mysteries of space have inspired searches for fact,
as well as dreams of fiction and fantasy.
This show looks back at early science fiction then vividly displays our incredible dreams of the future
Wild Winter Night
Shows every 30 mins. 6:30 to 9:00
Secret of the Cardboard RocketThis delightful children’s fantasy takes the audience on a
voyage past the sun, moon and planets.
Children make a refrigerator box into a cardboard rocket.
Their pretend blast-off turns into a real solar system journey.
February Saturday Shows
13, 20, 27
Children's Show11:00 am
The Skies Over Mr. Roger's Neighborhood
This program uses the scenes and show characters
from the famous television show “Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood”
to introduce your young students to the wonders of the day and night sky.Admission: $4
General Public Show
This show celebrates 400 years of telescope sky viewing.
It also examines the fascinating life and accomplishments of Galileo.
Don’t miss it!Admission: $4
5, 12, 19
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.
Saturn, Jewel of the HeavensThe Cassini mission to Saturn has given us amazing images from this awesome planet.
This show highlights the Cassini spacecraft instruments to give us an understanding
of the mission’s incredible scientific achievements.
March Laser Light Shows
|March||Time||Skylase Show (Laser show)|
|15th - Tue||7:00 pm||Pink Floyd|
| 8:00 pm ||Led Zeppelin|
|16th - Wed||7:00 pm||The Beatles|
|8:00 pm||Classic Rock and Roll|
|17th - Thu||7:00 pm||Magic (music)|
|18th - Fri||7:00
|8:00 pm||Led Zeppelin|
|19th - Sat||10:00
am ||Laser show|
Perseus and Andromeda
|11:00 am||Non laser show|
Regular children's show - Our Place in Space
|1:00 pm||Non laser show|
Regular public shows - Saturn, Jewel of the Heavens
|2:00 pm||Laser show|
Legends of Orion
2, 9, 16, 30
Honey, I Shrunk the Solar System
(All Ages) This show takes you on an incredible
journey past the planets in our solar system. Don’t miss it!
The First Stargazers
Ancient astronomers gazed at the heavens with fascination.
They built pyramids and massive structures, like Stonehenge,
to mark the movements of the sun, moon and planets.
Join us as scientists unravel the mysteries of these
ancient astronomical observatories.
Every 30 min. 9:30 – 4:00
Nine Planets and Counting
See the most current images of the Sun, Moon and Planets
in our Solar System.
Find out why Pluto is now called a “Dwarf Planet”.
This very beautiful show investigates the composition of
our neighbors in space.
7, 14, 21, 28
This fast-paced astronomy presentation uses spectacular visuals to
answer questions about our home planet Earth.
Views of Earth from space, reasons for the seasons,
and earth’s place in the universe are explored.
Summer Sky Legends
fast-paced astronomy presentation uses spectacular visuals to answer
questions about our home planet Earth. Views of Earth from space,
reasons for the seasons, and earth’s place in the universe are
Explorers of International Space Station
This program shows science research being done on
the International Space Station.
Communication, medical technology and life aboard the space
station are just some of the topics in this spectacular visual presentation.
Hotter Than Blue
Scientists point out that the hottest stars in space are the blue stars.
But there are objects in space that are even hotter than the hottest stars.
These are the strange high-energy emitting objects known as quasars.
Don’t miss this study of quasars, neutron stars and black holes.