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  • Tickets for all planetarium shows are available at the Information Desk 30 minutes before the program begins. Tickets are given on a first-come, first-served basis and must be purchased at least 5 minutes before program time. For safety reasons, late admittance is not permitted. Please note that if you must leave the planetarium during a show we cannot readmit you.
  • Due to field trips, camps and other group events, this schedule is subject to change. We encourage you to check the alert box on the upper left corner of our home page or contact us at 440-871-2900 to confirm programming when making your plans.
  • We are happy to accommodate your group. Please contact us at 440-871-2900 to make arrangements.

Telescope Night Summer
Date: June 24, July 22, August 19 Time/Duration: 8:30 p.m.
  Adults and families with children ages 6 and up Fee: $5/person

Telescope Night

For adults and children ages 6+

Join our resident telescope expert, Bill Reed, a former docent at Mt. Wilson and leader of classes on telescope building, for evenings under the stars.  We will begin in the planetarium for an update on the sky tonight then head out to see the view.  In case of inclement weather, viewing will be done inside on the planetarium dome.

Planetarium portion of the program lasts approximately 45 minutes in the dark.

Saturdays, June 24, July 22, August 19

8:30 p.m.

Fee: $5/person

Advance registration is available but not required for this program.

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Families Adventures in Space Summer Schedule
Date: June 1 through August 31 Time/Duration: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays at 12:30 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30 p.m.
  For all ages Fee: $3/person

Take a trip that's completely out of this world! Travelling through space you'll visit different objects in the Solar System, explore constellations in the night sky and learn about NASA's missions. 

Theme changes every week.

This program is approximately 25 minutes.

Due to field trips, camps and other group events, this schedule is subject to change. We encourage you to check the alert box on the upper left corner of our home page or contact us at 440-871-2900 to confirm programming when making your plans.

Doors close promptly at start time. Tickets for all planetarium shows are available at the Welcome Desk 30 minutes before the program on a first-come, first-served basis. Ticket sales end five minutes prior to show time. For safety reasons, late admittance to planetarium programs is not permitted. No food or drink is permitted in the Schuele Planetarium.



Twinkle Tots - Summer Schedule
Date: June 1 through August 31 Time/Duration: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays at 11: 00 a.m.
Saturdays & Sundays at 10:30 a.m.
  For ages 0 - 3 with an adult Fee: $2/person (including infants)

Enjoy this colorful and lively introduction to what we can see up in the sky!

This program is approximately 15 minutes.

Theme changes each week.

Due to field trips, camps and other group events, this schedule is subject to change. We encourage you to check the alert box on the upper left corner of our home page or contact us at 440-871-2900 to confirm programming when making your plans.

Doors close promptly at start time. Tickets for all planetarium shows are available at the Welcome Desk 30 minutes before the program on a first-come, first-served basis. Ticket sales end five minutes prior to show time. For safety reasons, late admittance to planetarium programs is not permitted. No food or drink is permitted in the Schuele Planetarium.



Solar Eclipse Programs
Date: Saturdays August 12 and 19
Sundays August 13 and 20
Time/Duration: 11:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
  For Adults and Families with children ages 6 and up Fee: $5/person

Prepare for the August 21st Partial Solar Eclipse! Enjoy an engaging planetarium presentation about eclipses. Every participant will receive a pair of eclipse viewers to take home to use to view the eclipse safely.

*Pre-registration is required for this program.

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Stellar Stars - Summer Schedule
Date: June 1 - August 31 Time/Duration: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 11:30 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays & Sundays at 1:00 p.m.
  Recommended for children ages 3-7 and an adult Fee: $3/person

Blast off and travel through space as you visit different destinations in the Solar System and a different constellation in the night sky each week. Complete your passport and receive a special treat! This program is approximately 20 minutes.

Due to field trips and other group events, this schedule is subject to change. We encourage you to contact our Welcome Desk at 440-871-2900 to confirm programming when making your plans. Please note: Doors close promptly at start time. Tickets for all planetarium shows are available at the Welcome Desk 30 minutes before the program on a first-come, first-served basis. Ticket sales end five minutes prior to show time. For safety reasons, late admittance to planetarium programs is not permitted. No food or drink is permitted in the Schuele Planetarium.



Perseid Meteor Shower Night
Date: Saturday, August 12 Time/Duration: 7:30 p.m.
  For families with children ages 3+ Fee: $5/person

Enjoy an engaging planetarium presentation about meteors and get the chance to hold an actual meteorite! Take part in a kitchen comet demonstration to get a close up look at these "dirty snowballs" and learn how they create meteor showers. Head to Huntington Beach where you can spread out your blankets or chairs and enjoy the show in the sky.

Please note: All are invited to join us at Huntington Reservation at approximately 9:00 p.m.  Please use the stairs at the ice cream shop to get down to the beach.

Registration is recommended for this event. Seating in the planetarium portion of the program is limited.

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Family Astronomy: Rocket Night
Date: Friday, July 7 Time/Duration: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
  For individuals or groups of all ages Fee: $40/family; each additional rocket $35

For individuals or groups of all ages (one adult must be present for each child 8 years and younger) Your whole family can end summer with a bang on this fun night together. You’ll learn about aerodynamics with some cool demos. Work together to build and then launch your own rocket!

Instructors: Planetarium Staff

Advance registration is required for this evening.

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Sky Tonight Summer Schedule
Date: June 1 through August 31 Time/Duration: Saturdays & Sundays at 2:00 p.m.

  For adults and children ages 6 and up Fee: $3/person

We'll use both the digital projector and the starball to identify constellations and learn what else is out there in the night sky tonight. This program helps you learn to do your own backyard astronomy!

This program is approximately 30 minutes long in full dark.

Due to field trips, camps and other group events, this schedule is subject to change. We encourage you to check the alert box on the upper left corner of our home page or contact us at 440-871-2900 to confirm programming when making your plans.

Tickets for all planetarium shows are available at the Welcome Desk 30 minutes before the program begins. Tickets are given on a first-come, first-served basis and must be purchased AT LEAST 5 minutes before program time. For safety reasons, late admittance to planetarium programs is NOT permitted. No food or drink is permitted in the planetarium.





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