A Universe of Surprises

When: November 2, 2019 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium, 904 North Poplar

Simulcast of a lecture from the Adler Planetarium in Chicago.  You’ll hear the speakers and see the terrific graphics just as if you were there. You can even join in the Q&A via text. Drs. Chris Lintott and Laura Trouille will examine how scientists cope with surprises, reveal what it’s…

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Telescope Viewing Party

When: October 5, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium, 904 North Poplar

It’s International Observe the Moon Night!   We’ll have telescopes set up on the lawn from 6:30 to 9 pm, including our mini-observatory telescope, the big 8″ diameter telescope, and several smaller ones ideal for kids.  Everyone is welcome to stop by and get a good look at the Moon, as…

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FREE SHOW: Imagine the Moon

When: October 5, 2019 @ 8:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium, 904 North Poplar

  October 5 is International Observe Moon Night.  Join us for telescope observing on the lawn, and special FREE showings of “Imagine the Moon” at 6:30, 7:10, 7:50, and 8:30 pm. The Moon has inspired human creativity, learning, and exploration ever since we have looked to the sky. Each discovery…

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FREE SHOW: Imagine the Moon

When: October 5, 2019 @ 7:50 pm – 8:20 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium, 904 North Poplar

  October 5 is International Observe Moon Night.  Join us for telescope observing on the lawn, and special FREE showings of “Imagine the Moon” at 6:30, 7:10, 7:50, and 8:30 pm. The Moon has inspired human creativity, learning, and exploration ever since we have looked to the sky. Each discovery…

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FREE SHOW: Imagine the Moon

When: October 5, 2019 @ 7:10 pm – 7:40 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium, 904 North Poplar

  October 5 is International Observe Moon Night.  Join us for telescope observing on the lawn, and special FREE showings of “Imagine the Moon” at 6:30, 7:10, 7:50, and 8:30 pm. The Moon has inspired human creativity, learning, and exploration ever since we have looked to the sky. Each discovery…

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FREE SHOW: Imagine the Moon

When: October 5, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium, 904 North Poplar

  October 5 is International Observe Moon Night.  Join us for telescope observing on the lawn, and special FREE showings of “Imagine the Moon” at 6:30, 7:10, 7:50, and 8:30 pm. The Moon has inspired human creativity, learning, and exploration ever since we have looked to the sky. Each discovery…

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Imagine the Moon

When: September 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium, 904 North Poplar

  The Moon has inspired human creativity, learning, and exploration ever since we have looked to the sky. Each discovery has brought new opportunities to contemplate and imagine, until, driven by dreams, we left Earth and went there in the amazing journeys that culminated in astronauts walking on the Moon.…

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Explore

When: September 7, 2019 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium, 904 North Poplar

Have you ever wondered how our modern spacecraft can navigate quickly and accurately to Earth orbit and beyond? Find out in EXPLORE, the story of humanity’s fascination with the stars — from ancient stargazers and astrologers to the breakthrough discoveries of Nicolaus Copernicus and Johannes Kepler.  Take an imaginary space journey…

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We Are Aliens!

When: September 3, 2019 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium, 904 North Poplar

Take a wild ride on the search for life on other planets.  We Are Aliens! shows how our understanding of life on Earth drives our search for life elsewhere in the universe.  Narrated by Rupert Grint, this show is the perfect blend of science, education, and family entertainment. Running time: …

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Commander Toad in Space

When: August 24, 2019 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium, 904 N. Poplar

  Go where no Toad has gone before in this special Theatre of the Mind for kids of all ages!   Stage III Community Theatre and the Casper Planetarium invite you to board the spaceship Star Warts and cross the galaxy with Commander Toad, Mr. Hop, Jake Skyjumper, Lt. Lily, and…

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