Join us to witness the beauty of the night sky through the photographs taken by a local landscape astrophotographer, John Rummel. John will also explain how he was able to capture these remarkable images. John has spent years researching and seeking out some of the darkest places in the continent...
Friday, June 5 2020 7:00 PM — 8:00 PM
The Moon, our closest celestial neighbor, looms gloriously in our daytime and nighttime sky. It’s the most accessible object in space for amateurs to observe, and one of the most impressive. Join us to explore features on the Moon, and tips for you to explore the Moon on your own. If weather perm...
Friday, May 29 2020 7:30 PM — 8:30 PM
Join us Wednesday night for another live virtual planetarium event! The event is FREE, but you will need to get a “ticket” for your household in order to join us. We will show you how to spot the elusive planet, Mercury, and teach you how to spot some of our favorite spring constellations. We wil...
Wednesday, May 20 2020 7:00 PM — 8:00 PM
Our eyes are incredible instruments for exploring the universe, but there is so much more to “see” and learn if we build instruments that can detect other types of light. Join us to see the sky and yourself in infrared light! We will explore and celebrate some of the amazing tools astronomers hav...
Mon, Mar 16 2020 6:30 PM — Tue, Mar 24 2020 7:30 PM
MindStorm is a multi-media experience by Thomas Ferrella and Aaron Granat intended to be showcased in a planetarium setting. Both the visuals and music are performed live and have an integral spontaneous connection. The visuals performed by Granat are sourced from footage Ferrella has shot and ca...
Fri, Mar 6 2020 8:00 PM — Sat, Mar 7 2020 9:00 PM
The northern lights, aurora borealis, produce some of the most amazing scenes you will ever witness in the sky. Most of the time these fleeting, subtle events are hardly noticeable, and photographers share time-lapse images of beauty almost too faint to see with the unaided eye. But occasionally,...
Mon, Feb 17 2020 6:30 PM — Tue, Feb 25 2020 7:30 PM
Follow along on a daring 1001-day mission to get an international crew to Mars and return them safely back to Earth. They will face many challenges and dangers along the way. This adventure teaches us about the obstacles future astronauts will have to endure, and showcases the beauty of the red p...
Mon, Jan 13 2020 6:30 PM — Wed, Jan 15 2020 8:45 PM
Join us for this delightful multicultural program which will lead you through the discovery of many basic astronomy concepts as you explore the holiday traditions of several cultures and religions. We will also explore the current night sky, finding planets and constellations.
Mon, Dec 16 2019 6:30 PM — Wed, Dec 18 2019 8:45 PM
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 12’s mission to the Moon, the planetarium is teaming up with local author Dean Robbins for a special presentation and planetarium program based on his children’s picture book The Astronaut Who Painted the Moon: The True Story of Alan Bean. The interacti...
Saturday, November 23 2019 1:00 PM — 3:30 PM
Telescopes and binoculars serve as portals, transporting us through space and time. Join us to explore how they capture those beautiful scenes we enjoy, learn how to use them, and get tips on how to choose them. We will also explore the current night sky.
Mon, Nov 18 2019 6:30 PM — Wed, Nov 20 2019 8:45 PM