Wayne State College

Fred G. Dale Planetarium

The Fred G. Dale Planetarium will be open weekday mornings this summer as part of the Northeast Nebraska Backroads Tour. Visit the planetarium and snap a picture! The planetarium will also offer shows July 8 during the Wayne Chicken Show.

Summer 2023 Northeast Nebraska Backroads Tour

As part of the Northeast Nebraska Backroads Tour, the planetarium will have open hours to the public from 8:30 a.m. to noon starting Tuesday, May 30. These hours will continue Monday through Friday until mid-August (closed July 3-5). If you visit the planetarium as part of the backroads tour and the planetarium is closed, snap a picture of the QR code on the southwest doors of Carhart and the large banner just outside.

Solar Eclipse Talks

With two solar eclipses occurring in October 2023 and April 2024, Dr. Todd Young is offering a presentation to educate various groups on the science of solar eclipses. If you are interested in having Young present this talk to your group, please contact him directly at [email protected] or 402-375-7471More details



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