Habitat Earth

Habitat Earth
When: March 16, 2021 @ 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium, 904 N Poplar

Showing for 2 days only, March 16th and 17th, 2021.  Living networks connect and support life forms large and small—from colonies of tiny microbes and populations of massive whales to ever-expanding human societies. In the California Academy of Sciences’ latest original planetarium show, Habitat Earth, discover what it means to…

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Explore the Sun: Sunstruck

When: March 2, 2021 @ 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium

Share the wonder of our own personal star, the Sun. Learn how the Sun’s incredible energy has supported life on Earth for millennia, but also poses threats to the way of life our 21st century technology has enabled. check out trailer below   Run Time: 30 minutes Recommended for ages…

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Astronomyths: Where the Sky Ends the Myth Begins

When: February 6, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium, 904 N Poplar ST

A blend of modern astronomy with ancient Greek mythology. The audience travels through a series of constellations as seen from earth and learns about the respective mythological stories after which they were named. Run Time: 25 minutes Recommended for ages 8 and up

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Closed for New Year’s Break

When: January 1, 2021 all-day

We will be closed for the New Year Holiday from December 31 through January 4.  Our regular schedule of public shows will return on January 5.  We look forward to seeing you in 2021.

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Habitat Earth

Habitat Earth
When: November 10, 2020 @ 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium, 904 N Poplar

Showing for 2 days only, November 10 and 11, 2020.  Living networks connect and support life forms large and small—from colonies of tiny microbes and populations of massive whales to ever-expanding human societies. In the California Academy of Sciences’ latest original planetarium show, Habitat Earth, discover what it means to…

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Halloween: Celestial Origins

Halloween origins
When: October 3, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium, 904 N. Poplar

Halloween:  Celestial Origins     From the festival of Samhain celebrated by the ancient Celts to the Christian traditions of All Hallows Eve, there’s a lot of history behind Halloween.  There’s also astronomy, using constructions like Stonehenge to track the seasons.  Learn how legends, science, and tradition combined to create what…

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Halloween: Celestial Origins

Halloween origins
When: October 1, 2020 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium, 904 N. Poplar

Halloween:  Celestial Origins     From the festival of Samhain celebrated by the ancient Celts to the Christian traditions of All Hallows Eve, there’s a lot of history behind Halloween.  There’s also astronomy, using constructions like Stonehenge to track the seasons.  Learn how legends, science, and tradition combined to create what…

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Voyage to Distant Worlds

When: November 7, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium, 904 N. Poplar

Voyage to Distant Worlds   A tour of the planets in our solar system.  Discover facts you never knew about our neighboring worlds.  An original show produced by the Casper Planetarium. Run Time:   38 minutes Recommended for ages 10 and up

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Voyage to Distant Worlds

When: September 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium, 904 N. Poplar

Voyage to Distant Worlds   A tour of the planets in our solar system.  Discover facts you never knew about our neighboring worlds.  An original show produced by the Casper Planetarium. Run Time:   38 minutes Recommended for ages 10 and up

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Earth, Moon and Sun

Earth Moon Sun
When: November 3, 2020 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium, 904 N. Poplar

Earth, Moon and Sun    Explore 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…

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