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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.
  • 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.

Families Adventures in Space New Program!
Date: March 1 through May 31 Time/Duration: Saturdays and Sundays at 1:00 p.m..
  For all ages Fee: $3/person

Blast off from Planet Earth and travel through space to visit different objects in the Solar System and constellations in the night sky. Stay up to date with NASA mission details and end your trip with the constellation of the day. This program is approximately 20 minutes.

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.

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.



Full Dome Children's Feature Show: Our Place in Space
Date: May 1 - 31 Time/Duration: Tuesday & Thursday at 12 noon; Saturday & Sunday at 3:00 p.m.
  Recommended for children ages 3+ with an adult Fee: $3/person

While solving a crossword puzzle about the sky, endangered animals explore the cause of day and night, the importance of our star the Sun, the beauty of the constellations, and the variety of objects that make up the Universe. Running time: 32 minutes

Due to Programs and Field Trips, this schedule is subject to change. Please check our Alert Box and call the Center at 440-871-2900 to confirm programming when making your plans.

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 to planetarium programs is NOT permitted. No food or drink is permitted in the planetarium.



Family Astronomy Night: A Bird? A Plane? A Planet!
Date: Friday, April 15 Time/Duration: 7:30 - 10:00 p.m.
  For all ages Fee: $4/person ages 3+

Did you know that some planets can be seen with the naked eye? We'll explore which ones they are and what they look like to our eyes, through a telescope...and up close! Activities for the whole family will help demonstrate why planets move in the sky the way they do and what an experience on each one might be like.

Pre-registration is recommended, but not required

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Full Dome Children's Feature Show: Legends of Perseus and Andromeda
Date: April 1 - 30, 2016 Time/Duration: Tuesdays & Thursdays at 12 noon; Saturdays & Sundays at 3 p.m.
  Recommended for families with children ages 4 - 12 years Fee: $3/person

Owl and Socrates tell the fairy tale legend of brave Prince Perseus and beautiful Princess Andromeda in a fun way, even though there is a monster or two to look out for. This full dome feature is about 18 minutes long.

Due to Programs and Field Trips, this schedule is subject to change. Please check our Alert Box and call the Center at 440-871-2900 to confirm programming when making your plans. 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 to planetarium programs is NOT permitted. No food or drink is permitted in the planetarium.



Twinkle Tots
Date: March 1 through May 31 Time/Duration: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 11:30 a.m.
Saturday, Sunday: 11 a.m.
  For ages 0 - 3 Fee: $2/person (including infants)

Enjoy a light show set to lively music and learn what we can see up in the sky! Come see a new place in space each week! This program is approximately 15 minutes long.

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 to planetarium programs is NOT permitted. No food or drink is permitted in the planetarium.

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.



Conceiving the Cosmos: A Trip through Space and Time: Tri-C Westshore Encore Course
Date: Session I: Tuesdays February 16, 23 and March 1 OR
Session II: Tuesdays April 5, 12 and 19
Please choose one session
Time/Duration: 10 - 11:30 a.m.
  For Adults Fee: $45/person
Register through Tri-C Westshore at 216-987-3075 or online here. Spring Registration is currently open.

Embark on a humbling voyage into the vastness of space. Along the way, we'll examine the life and death of stars, the formation and evolution of galaxies, and the origin and ultimate fate of our Universe. This class will reveal how we have improved our understanding of the cosmos, while shedding light on some of the mysteries which continue to puzzle astronomers today.

Instructor: Nick Anderson

Spring Semester Registration is currently open at Tri-C.  You may register with Tri-C Westshore at 216-987-3075 OR Register online below:

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Stellar Stars
Date: March 1 through May 31, 2016 Time/Duration: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 12 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday: 11:30 a.m.
  Recommended for children ages 3 - 7 with an adult Fee: $3/person

Grab your passport, blast off and travel through space as you visit different destinations in the Solar System. Learn about a different constellation each week and take home a coloring page. Complete your passport and receive a special treat! This program lasts approximately 20 minutes.

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 to planetarium programs is NOT permitted. No food or drink is permitted in the planetarium.

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.



SkyQuest - Spring
Date: March 10: Year in Space Update
April 14: A Planetary Passage
May 12: Galileo: the Power of the Telescope
Note that these programs are on Thursdays
Time/Duration: 7:30 p.m.
  Recommended for pre-teens through adults Fee: $5/person

Stay up to date on the amazing field of Astronomy with this new SkyQuest format highlighting timely monthly topics. This approximately 45 minute program is followed by a look at what’s up in the current night sky with our starball projector.

 

Year in Space Update

Astronaut Scott Kelly has spent the last year aboard the International Space Station and is due to return March 2, 2016. Learn about the incredible experience of spending over 365 days in space and the accomplishments of Kelly and the ISS team.

Thursday March 10.

 

 

A Planetary Passage

On May 9, 2016, Mercury will appear to move across the face of the Sun-something that has not been visible on earth for almost ten years. Prepare for this rare celestial event, learn what NASA's MESSNGER spacecraft has shared with us about Mercury and discuss future exploration of this fascinating planet.

Thursday April  14

 

 

Galileo: The Power of the Telescope

Four hundred years ago, Galileo Galilei revolutionized human understanding of the world with the introduction of the telescope. Journey back to this time in Pisa, Italy to learn about his work with early telescopes, explore how this has led to the instruments of today and what we've been able to learn with them.

Thursday May 12

 

 

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Please note: Doors close promptly at start time. Tickets for all star shows are available at the front desk 30 minutes before the program on a first-come, first-served basis. Ticket sales end 5 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.



You-niverse!
Date: March 1 through May 31, 2016 Time/Duration: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday at 2:00 p.m.
  For all ages Fee: $3/person

Locate the moon, find the planets, identify constellations and learn what else is out there with the whole family in this program about the sky tonight. This program makes the most of both the digital projector and the starball so that you and your family can learn to do your own backyard astronomy! This program is approximately 25 minutes long.

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 to planetarium programs is NOT permitted. No food or drink is permitted in the planetarium.

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.





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