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Planetarium

Challenger Center PlanetariumStep into our planetarium, and see the night sky in a whole new "light." Explore our planets and galaxies. Discover the wonders of the Universe. Travel to the planets and moons of our Solar System. Learn the ancient myths about the constellations in the sky. Observe eclipses, stars, nebulae, galaxies and more!

  • Walk on the Moon like the Apollo astronauts!
  • Soar over the largest volcano in the solar system.
  • Explore the rings of Saturn.
  • Discover why Pluto is no longer considered a planet!
  • Experience a meteoroid shower and more!


Shows available for Schools, Scouts, Camps, Birthdays, and more!

Our Planetarium can accommodate up to 20-30 people. You can visit our Center or we can come to you. Please be advised that our planetarium has floor seating only.

Program Option (1): 25-30 minutes

On-site: $100 per session

Includes:

  • A tour of our night sky featuring planets, stars, constellations, and more.
    OR
  • A choice of one of our fulldome movies.

Program Option (2): 40-45 minutes

On-site: $150 per session

Includes:

  • A tour of our night sky featuring planets, stars, constellations, and more.
    AND
  • A choice of one of our full-dome movies.

OUR FULL-DOME MOVIE CHOICES:

"Two Small Pieces of Glass" Learn about the history of the telescope and how it shaped our understanding of our universe.
Recommended Age: 9 and up

"IBEX" Travel to the edge of our solar system and discover the mysteries of inter-stellar space.
Recommended Age: 9 and up

"The Little Star That Could" Travel with an average yellow star that is searching for planets to call its own, learn what makes each star special, and discover that stars combine to form clusters and galaxies.
Recommended Age: 5 and up

MORE PROGRAM OPTIONS AVAILABLE. LET US TAILOR A PROGRAM FOR YOU. CALL TODAY!