These fun and informative programs take place in the Center's planetarium and all include a night sky talk using both planetarium projectors.
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Inner Planets Wednesday March 29, 2017 from 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Buckle up as we travel out into space and visit our Solar System's rocky worlds. Well tour each one of these unique planets in unprecedented detail and check out many of the space probes that explore them.
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Outer Planets Wednesday April 5, 2017 from 10:00-11:30 a.m
Join us as we depart Earth and visit the gas giant planets of our Solar System. We'll explore many of their distant moons and even take a close look at NASA space probes that have traveled out to these mysterious worlds.
What's so super about a Supernova? Thursday April 13, 2017 from 10:00-11:30 a.m
Join us as we reveal the fascinating ways that stars end their lives. Discover what triggers the energetic explosions known as supernovae. These events, though cataclysmic, have been essential to the formation of life here on Earth and hold the key to uncovering many cosmic mysteries.
Hubble Turns 27 Tuesday April 25, 2017 from 7:00-8:30 p.m
The Hubble Space Telescope has been hovering above the earth for nearly three decades. Celebrate Hubble's many accomplishments and learn about its successor, which will see even further into the depths of space. We'll check out high-resolution models of these engineering feats and journey to the same celestial bodies that space telescopes observe.
Advance registration is now available but not required for these programs.
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Doors close promptly at start time. Tickets for all star shows are available at
the front desk 30 minutes before the program begins on a first-come, first-served basis. All
shows include an overview of the current night sky and any news from the space agencies.
For safety reasons, late admittance to planetarium programs is not permitted.