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Calendar of Shows


All shows are free to the public.  Shows are appropriate for all ages, and include audience interaction.

 

Current Public Schedule

These free shows are open to the public every Tuesday and Thursday, 7:00 PM, and every Sunday 2:00 PM.  No tickets are required, and no reservations are allowed.  We are closed on New Years Day, Easter Sunday, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Years Eve.

 

Sunday 21 February through Thursday 1 April

“Invisible Universe”

We learn about the cosmos by analyzing the light that shines across space, but visible light is only a tiny portion of the entire electromagnetic spectrum. Only recently have we invented the kinds of telescopes needed to see the rest of the universe: infrared, radio, ultraviolet, x-rays, and gamma-rays.

Subjects: electromagnetic spectrum; astronomical discoveries

 

Tuesday 6 April through Sunday 30 May

“Lives of the Stars”

Point to a star above in the current night sky, and we will learn about it. Through this, we will learn about the life cycles of stars, as well as the Spring night sky.

Subject: stellar evolution

 

 


Past Calendar

 

Our Past 2021 Public Shows:

Our Past 2020 Public Shows:

Our Past 2019 Public Shows:

Our Past 2018 Public Shows:

Our Past 2017 Public Shows:

Our Past 2016 Public Shows:

Our Past 2015 Public Shows:

Our PAST 2014 Public Shows:

Our PAST 2013 Public Shows:

Our PAST 2012 Public Shows:

  • "Doomsday 2012" - November 25 to December 27
  • "PlanetQuest" - October 23 to November 21
  • "Finding Your Way Around the Autumn Sky" - September 18 to October 22
  • "Curiosity on Mars" - August 8 to September 6
  • "Ancient Earth" - April 3 to May 1

 

Public Parking:

Overhead parking map around the planetarium


1) Along State Street

2) Two spots in the lot between Ogden College Hall and Kelly Thompson Hall

3) College Hill Lot, up College Heights Blvd. on the right

4) Chestnut Street North Lot, at the corner of Chestnut and 14th Ave, two blocks from the Planetarium 

 

Bus Unloading:

» Download the bus unloading map (PDF)

 

Icon representing handicapped ParkingWheelchair Accessibility: A ramp from State St. provides access to the building's main floor. The below lots are only available on weekends or after 4:30 PM.

1) Two spots in a tiny lot behind the building, at the end of a driveway from State St. That lot is lower than the building, so it is an uphill climb.

2) Three spots in the lot between Ogden College Hall and Kelly Thompson Hall.

3) The large parking lots on top of College Heights Blvd. The path from there is down hill.

 

 

Mailing List:

Many of our guests prefer to be notified of our events. You can sign up below or at the planetarium.


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 Last Modified 2/22/21