Dassault Systèmes Planetarium

Don’t miss the lunar eclipse on April 15, 2014! Learn more with this interview from our planetarium coordinator, Buddy Stark.

Dassault Systèmes Planetarium

Discover the universe in all its wonder in our Dassault Systèmes Planetarium, featuring a Digistar® II projection system with 13,000-watt Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound. Our shows put you inside the virtual universe as you fly past more than 9,000 stars, plus planets, galaxies and more on a 50-foot-wide, three-story-high-dome.

Take a tour.

Groups choose planetarium shows weekdays during the school year. Selections are based on a first-come, first served reservation. See our seven available shows on page 7 in our Group Guide then call us to book your visit!

Teachers: Download educator guides for our shows before your class visit here, and get GLCEs related to planetarium shows here.

The Adventures of Professor Photon

Join us as Professor Photon leads us step by step from the world of visible light into the invisible realms of gamma-ray, x-ray, ultraviolet, infrared, microwave, radar, and radio energy, and their importance in exploring the universe. On this journey, you’ll discover pulsars and neutron stars, supernovas, active galaxies, black holes, and quasars.

SAT: 1:00 pm
SUN: 1:00 pm

April 7 – 25, 2014
MON-FRI: 1:00 pm

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Solar System

Hitchhikers Guide to the Solar SystemJoin us in the Dassault Systèmes Planetarium for an interactive exploration of our neighborhood space – the Solar System. Discover how vast the space is between the Sun, planets, moons, asteroids and comets and how small these bodies are in comparison. Learn the latest discoveries about our Solar System by robotic spacecrafts such as the Solar Dynamics Observatory, the Mercury MESSENGER, the Curiosity Rover on Mars, Cassini at Saturn and New Horizon currently on its way to Pluto. (Live show)

SAT: 2:00 pm, 4:00 pm
SUN: 2:00 pm, 4:00 pm

April 7 – 25, 2014
MON-FRI: 2:00 pm, 4:00 pm

What’s Up? Your Guide to the Night Sky

What's Up? Your Guide to the Night Sky

What’s Up? Your Guide to the Night Sky features the constellations, stars and planets in the current sky along with information on the impact of light pollution on our view of the night sky and our place in the Milky Way Galaxy. (Live show)

SAT: 12:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm
SUN: 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm

April 7 – 25, 2014
MON-FRI: 3:00 pm

SkyWeek | Sky and Telescope TV
Star Gazers – weekly tv series on naked-eye astronomy
This Week’s Sky at a Glance | Sky and Telescope
2014 Calendar – Astronomy Picture of the Day
2014 Calendar – Astronomy Picture of the Day [Large Numbers]