AMATEUR ASTRONOMY 101: Summer Camp for 11 year olds and up

When: July 27, 2020 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium / at home via computer

Topics covered: Observing the moon as it changes phases, recognizing constellations and asterisms, using a planesphere or star chart, observing the sky with a telescope.    Limit of 8 students. Telescopes will be checked out to students on Monday and returned on Friday.   An observation book and planesphere will…

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EARTH SCIENCE: Summer Camp for 9 & 10 year olds

When: July 6, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium

Learn about habitats and ecosystems, rock and minerals, weather and other Earth Science topics. Students will meet at the Planetarium for the camp.   Limited to 15 students. Advance registration is required.  Click HERE to download the registration form.

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SOLAR SYSTEM EXPLORATION: Summer Camp for 7 & 8 year olds

When: June 22, 2020 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium / at home via computer

Students will learn about objects in our solar system and the technology used to explore them.    Limited to 15 students. FORMAT: Please note, this camp will ONLY meet face to face on Monday the 22nd and Friday the 26th.  The remainder of the camp will be done virtually using…

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No Public Shows until further notice

When: June 1, 2020 all-day

We will not be open to the public for dome shows until further notice, as part of the Natrona County School District’s precautions to prevent the spread of COVID19. Stay safe.  We look forward to seeing you again when this is over.

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STARS: Summer Camp for 9 & 10 year olds

When: June 15, 2020 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium / at home via computer

Students will learn about the points of light we see in the sky. They may all look the same but they are not. They range in size, color, temperature, power, and life spans.  Limited to 15 students. FORMAT: Please note, this camp will ONLY meet face to face on Monday…

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At-Home Planetarium Show: The Great Planet Adventures

When: May 27, 2020 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: On your home computer

Off-World Thrills on Every Planet With muscles and bones made on Earth, you’ll be a super star on the solar system’s low-gravity worlds. Imagine zip lining on the scorched Mercury or snowmobiling when it really snows on Pluto. Bungee jumping into outer space from an asteroid is like low-g diving…

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At-Home Planetarium Show: We Choose Space!

When: May 20, 2020 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: On your home computer

WE CHOOSE SPACE! is a planetarium show for audiences of all ages who dream of space and wonder about human spaceflight after Shuttle. It’s a show filled with real adventures for the near frontier. Positive, possible, and exciting — this is a promise we can make to our children, our…

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We Are Stars

When: January 4, 2020 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium, 904 North Poplar

Join the Time Master on a 13.8 billion year journey!  Explore our explosive origins in the Big Bang, and learn how cosmic chemistry connects life on Earth to the evolution of the universe.   Narrated by Andy Serkis. Run Time:  26 minutes .   Recommended for grades 6 – 12 and adults…

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Mars One Thousand One

When: January 11, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium, 904 North Poplar

Mars One Thousand One is the story of one possible mission that carries a multi-national crew to the Red Planet. Created by Mirage 3D, with live actors working on specially built sets and in green-screen studios, this 53-minute-long presentation is a captivating exploration of the kind of mission we’ll soon…

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Cell! Cell! Cell!

When: December 31, 2019 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium, 904 North Poplar

You are made of 70 trillion living cells.  They work.  They talk.  They think.  They are what make you alive.  This is the story of how they do it.   From our beginnings as a single cell to the complexity of a whole body, Cell! Cell! Cell! is a fabulous trip inside yourself! …

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