The planetarium is now in the Spring 2021 season!
Fred G. Dale Planetarium
A wide selection of shows and lessons are available for all ages and learning levels; schedule your field trip today!
Educator's guides for some shows and lessons are available upon request.
Contact the Planetarium Director
Star PartyA service-learning project by the Honors Astronomy class.
Planetarium Laser Show: Laser FunAn intense and exciting experience for all ages!
Planetarium Show: Flight AdventuresIn this multimedia planetarium show about the science of aeronautics, you will discover the science of flight through the eyes of a young girl and her grandfather.
Planetarium Show: Tales of the Mayan SkiesAt the Fred G. Dale Planetarium.
New at the Planetarium: Oculus Virtual Reality (VR) System
Experience firsthand the incredibly immersive experience that is VR. There are numerous programs for educational topics.
VR Experience Topics
- Construction and Engineering
- Teaching and Education
- Human Anatomy
- Relaxation and Mindfulness
- Cultural Awareness
- Sexual Assault Awareness
There are also entertainment programs that include mazes, flying, roller coasters, funhouses, and escape rooms!
The experience is free with a suggested donation of $5 per half hour. All donations are appreciated. It is recommended that you bring your own pair of 3.5 mm earbuds, but not required.
To sign up for the VR experience, contact Dr. Todd Young.