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Hardin Planetarium at Western Kentucky University



Hardin Planetarium



Discovering Worlds Around Other Stars





A new era in the exploration of the universe has begun.


Less than twenty years ago, we Earthlings discovered the first alien solar system around a star like our own Sun.  Since then we have used multiple methods to identify thousands of worlds around other stars -- from scorching hot giants orbiting their stars in just a few days to planets orbiting in systems with more than just one star.  New planets are being discovered at an exhilarating pace; bringing us closer to finding an Earthlike world -- perhaps harboring life. Join us for an interactive presentation aiming at one of humanity's oldest questions: Are we alone?


Show Times and Dates:

March 9 through April 17, 2014,  every Tuesday and Thursday night at 7 pm and every Sunday afternoon at 2 pm.

Sunday     March 9        2:00 p.m.
Tuesday   March 11   7:00 p.m.
Thursday March 13   7:00 p.m.
Sunday    March 16       2:00 p.m.
Tuesday  March 18   7:00 p.m.
Thursday March 20   7:00 p.m.
Sunday    March 23       2:00 p.m.
Tuesday  March 25   7:00 p.m.
Thursday March 27   7:00 p.m.
Sunday    March 30       2:00 p.m.
Tuesday  April 1         7:00 p.m.
Thursday April 3         7:00 p.m.
Sunday    April 6             2:00 p.m.
Tuesday  April 8         7:00 p.m.
Thursday April 10       7:00 p.m.
Sunday    April 13          2:00 p.m.
Tuesday  April 15       7:00 p.m.
Thursday April 17       7:00 p.m.

 (We will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 20)

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