Do Some Holiday Shopping that Supports Local Science Education
The Planetarium Gift Shop has very affordable stocking stuffers, with science-based toys starting as low as $1. We also have space-themed books and videos, build-it-yourself science kits, lava lamps, Earth beach balls with glow-in-the-dark cities, and lots more. The Planetarium is owned and operated by Natrona County School DIstrict #1, and your purchases support science education.
We Are Aliens!
The human race is connected better than ever before, but could we one day be part of a galactic community sharing our knowledge and ideas? Or is Earth the only planet with life? This show takes you on an epic ride in the hunt for the evidence of alien life. Rupert Grint narrates this fun mix of science and entertainment, playing Tuesdays through Fridays at 4:15 pm. Click anywhere in this block for more info and a trailer.
Imagine the Moon
"Imagine the Moon" explores how the Moon has inspired human creativity, learning, and exploration ever since we have looked to the sky. See this visually beautiful, thought-provoking, and inspiring show on Saturday evenings at 7 pm (except the first Saturday of each month, when we present an expanded star talk about objects to look for in the night skies). Click anywhere in this block for details and a trailer.
What Johannes Kepler discovered hundreds of years ago about celestial motion enables us to accurately send spacecraft to the Moon, Mars, and beyond today.
"Explore" combines history, astronomy, and the wonders of exploration in a visually stunning experience. See this show at 8 pm on Saturdays. Click anywhere in this block for more details and a trailer.
At 7 pm on the first Saturday of each month, planetarium staff will take you on an extended survey of what you can see in the current night skies -- planets, stars, constellations and more, along with the stories behind them. Click in this box for a link to access sky charts that you can use at home to help find and identify celestial objects.
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Experience a Full-Dome Show and immerse yourself in fabulous worlds! 360-degree fully animated graphics presented in high definition can take you anywhere, from our own planet Earth to distant parts of the universe. All regular shows (excluding special events like laser shows) are just $3 per person and include a brief live talk about things to observe in the current night sky.