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Spring 2019

The 2019 spring season of planetarium shows at the Fred G. Dale planetarium is here!

Planetarium shows will be every Friday night at 7 p.m. and every Saturday at 2 p.m.

January
Friday, Jan. 11 - Opening weekend show
Saturday, Jan. 12 - Opening weekend show
Friday, Jan. 18 - Eclipses and Phases of the Moon  Canceled due to poor weather
Saturday, Jan. 19 - Eclipses and Phases of the Moon

February
Friday, Feb. 1 - Dawn of the Space Age
Saturday, Feb. 2 (Science Bowl Special Shows) - 11:30 a.m. STARS; 12:30 p.m. Earth, Moon, and Sun; 1:30 p.m. Astronaut; 2:30 p.m. Back to the Moon for Good
Friday, Feb. 8 - The Sky We Don't See
Saturday, Feb. 9 (Science Bowl Special Shows) - 11:30 a.m. STARS; 12:30 p.m. Distant Worlds Alien Life; 1:30 p.m. Sunstruck; 2:30 p.m. From Earth to the Universe
Friday, Feb. 15 - All About Black Holes
Saturday, Feb. 16 - All About Dark Matter
Friday, Feb. 22 - Rusty Rocket (kids show)
Saturday, Feb. 23 - Astronaut  Canceled due to poor weather

March
Friday, March 1 - Go for a Ride! (kids show)
Saturday, March 2 - Animals in the Sky (kids show)
Friday, March 8 - My House Has Stars (kids show)
Saturday, March 9 - Zula Patrol (kids show) Canceled due to poor weather
Friday, March 15 - What's It Made Of? Part I
Saturday, March 16 - What's It Made Of? Part II
Friday, March 22 - Fractal Explorations
Saturday, March 23 - Origins of Life
Friday, March 29 - Secret Adventure (kids show)
Saturday, March 30 - Eclipses and Phases of the Moon

April
Friday, April 5 - Skywatchers of Africa
Saturday, April 6 - The Sky We Don't See
Friday, April 12 - Historical Astronomy, Part I
Saturday, April 13 - Historical Astronomy, Part II
Saturday, April 13 (5:30 p.m. at Ike's Lake) - Star Party
Friday, April 19 - Tribute to NASA, Part I
Saturday, April 20 - Tribute to NASA, Part II
Friday, April 26 - Cosmic Colors
Saturday, April 27 - StarGazer

May
Friday, May 3 - Compass, Clock, and Calendar
Saturday, May 4 - The Sistine Chapel
Friday, May 10 - STARS
Saturday, May 11 - Distant Worlds, Alien Life?

 

Doors open 20 minutes prior to the start of a show. 

Planetarium shows generally include a tour of the current night sky, a view of the constellations, and a fulldome video. 

All shows last about 45 minutes.

And the planetarium schedule is always subject to change given the ups and downs of life, so check the website often. If you absolutely cannot plan your visit to the planetarium according to the planetarium’s schedule, please feel free to contact the planetarium to explore your options.

And while at the planetarium, please feel free is ask about some of the other wonderful stops you could make in Wayne America!