Current Show

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Current Shows

Phantom of the Universe - Fridays, 6 p.m.  and Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. from Jun. 17, 2017 - Sep. 2, 2017

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From the journey of protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and emergent universe, and the nearly mile-deep descent to an underground experiment in South Dakota, a new planetarium show is designed to immerse audiences in the manifold search for dark matter. 



 Sunstruck - Saturdays, 1 p.m. from Jun. 11, 2017 - Sep. 2, 2017

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Travel back to the beginning of time and experience the birth of the Sun. Discover how it came to support life, how it threatens life as we know it, and how its energy will one day fade away.




Totality - Saturdays, 5:30 p.m.  and Sundays, 3:00 p.m. from Jun. 17, 2017 - Sep. 3, 2017

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“Totality” is a fascinating look at all the wonders of eclipses, especially total solar eclipses. An eclipse is described simply as when one celestial object bl ocks another from our view. This program, produced by Bays Mountain Planetarium, examines what eclipses are, how and when they occur, and what wonderful sights they create. We also look back to a fasc inating period in scientific discovery when general relativity was proven with the photographic recording of a total solar eclipse.


Led Zeppelin - Saturdays, 7:00 p.m. from Jun. 17, 2017 - Sep. 2, 2017

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Come experience many of Led Zeppelin’s classics in 5.1 surround sound. “Kashmir", “Black Dog", “Stairway to Heaven", and other greats are set to immersive and surrealistic CG effects in a dome environment that only the Edelman Planetarium can produce.




 Family Shows

Our public shows are not well-suited for families with young children. For visitors with children 5-10 years old, we suggest our shorter family shows. They run about half an hour, do not include a live presentation and cost $2 per person

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Sundays in June, 2 p.m.

Earth, Moon & Sun: This planetarium show explores the relationship between the Earth, Moon and Sun with the help of Coyote, an amusing character adapted from Native American oral traditions who has many misconceptions about our home planet and its most familiar neighbors. His confusion about the universe makes viewers think about how the Earth, Moon and Sun work together as a system. Native American stories are used throughout the show to help distinguish between myths and science.

Learn why the Sun rises and sets and the basics of fusion and solar energy. Examine the Moon's orbit, craters, phases and eclipses. Also, the show explores past and future space travel to our Moon and beyond.


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Sundays in July, 2 p.m.

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket: Two children build a rocket ship out of a large cardboard box, and find that they can actually travel out to the planets. Moreover, the astronomy book they took out of the library talks to them, teaching them about the planets. After several adventures, they return to Earth with a new sense of wonder about our solar system.





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Sundays in August, 2 p.m.

One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure: Young audience members will be thrilled when they find themselves on Sesame Street with their famous friends, Big Bird and Elmo. The fun begins when Elmo's friend, Hu Hu Zhu, visits from China and the three of them take the audience on an exciting journey of discovery to learn about the Sun, stars, and Big Dipper. Elmo and Hu Hu Zhu blast off on an imaginary trip to the Moon and when they return home to Earth everyone discovers that, no matter where we live, we all share the same sky.

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