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  • Alabama - W.A. Gayle Planetarium
    The W.A. Gayle Planetarium features over 200 theater style seats and is one of the largest Planetariums between Atlanta and New Orleans. During the past five years, close to 100,000 K-12 students have attended a variety of daily educational shows offered at the Planetarium. See displays from NASA, and visit the Planetarium Gift Shop. It's Out of this World!!! Montgomery, Alabama.

  • Alabama - Wernher von Braun Planetarium
    The Wernher von Braun Planetarium is used for a variety of public and special sky shows which are presented by both VBAS members and outside speakers drawn from the Huntsville community.

  • Arizona - Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium
    The Flandrau Planetarium Theater is a unique educational environment. A variety of planetarium shows and laser shows are available for both education and entertainment. Tucson, Arizona.

  • Arkansas - Pomeroy Planetarium -
    The Pomeroy Planetarium was established in 1975 with a matching grant from the National Science Foundation. The facility is located in the Turner Neal Museum of Natural History on the UAM campus.

  • California - Griffith Observatory
    The Griffith Observatory has been a major Los Angeles landmark since 1935. It is visited by nearly two million people each year end ranks seventh on the list of major tourist attractions of Southern California. It sits on the southern slope of Mount Hollywood where it commands a stunning view of the Los Angeles basin below. Thousands of people enjoy the view from its balconies, especially at night.

  • California - Morrison Planetarium
    In San Francisco, Laserium is performed in the Morrison Planetarium in the California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park. All shows feature dazzling krypton laser visuals, and are performed live under the stars of Northern California's largest indoor universe.

  • California - Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
    The Reuben H. Fleet Science Center seeks to inspire life-long learning by furthering the public's understanding and enjoyment of science and technology. Balboa Park, San Diego, California.

  • California - William Knox Holt Planetarium
    William Knox Holt Planetarium (University of California) The William K. Holt Planetarium has developed an international reputation as a leader in design of effective activity-oriented planetarium programs.

  • Colorado - Fiske Planetarium
    Fiske Planetarium is located on the south side of the beautiful University of Colorado campus.

  • Connecticut - Mystic Seaport Planetarium
    Welcome to the Mystic Seaport Planetarium. Daily programs in the Planetarium illustrate the night sky for visitors, while classes offered by the Planetarium provide an in depth look at navigation and astronomy.

  • District of Columbia - Einstein Planetarium
    Embark on an astronomical adventure. Learn about the nature of the universe. Realistic astronomical experiences are produced under the Planetarium's 70-foot (21 meter)-diameter dome, using the Carl Zeiss Model VIa (54k JPG) planetarium instrument, America's Bicentennial gift from the people of West Germany, and hundreds of auxiliary visual effects devices. Washington, D.C.

  • Florida - Astronaut Memorial Planetarium and Observatory
    The BCC Planetarium is located on the Cocoa Campus of Brevard Community College, which is on Clearlake Road in Cocoa, Florida.

  • Georgia - Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area
    The Recreation Area lies within four counties, north and northeast of downtown Atlanta, Georgia. It consists of 16 land units along a 48-mile stretch of the Chattahoochee River. In addition to providing recreational activities such as fishing, hiking, picnicking, and boating, the park contains a wide variety of natural habitats, flora and fauna, nineteenth century historic sites, and Native American archeological sites.

  • Hawaii - Bishop Museum Planetarium
    Welcome to the Bishop Museum Planetarium, Honolulu - Hawaii.

  • Illinois - Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum
    Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum Admission to Museum 1300 South Lake Shore Drive Chicago, Illinois 60605.

  • Illinois - Cernan Earth and Space Center
    Explore the wonders of the universe and the latest discoveries in space exploration at the Cernan Earth and Space Center, a unique, space-age facility that combines education and entertainment for people of all ages. Open all year, the Cernan Center is conveniently located at Triton College in Chicago's suburb of River Grove. Located in Illinois.

  • Illinois - John Deere Planetarium
    Welcome to the John Deere Planetarium, at Augustana College - Rock Island, Illinois.

  • Illinois - MMSD Planetarium
    The Madison Metropolitan School District Planetarium seats 64 and serves over 20,000 kindergarten through adult visitors each year and has been open since 1966. The 30-foot dome is illuminated by a Spitz A3P Star Projector and an array of auxiliary projectors. Madison, Illinois.

  • Illinois - Planetarium, Illinois State University
    Physics Dept. Planetarium Illinois State Univ., Campus Box 4560, Normal, IL 61790-4560; 309-438-2496.

  • Illinois - Staerkel Planetarium
    The Staerkel Planetarium is open year-round, providing science education programs and fascinating light show entertainment to over 30,000 people each year. Parkland College, 2400 W. Bradley Ave. Champaign Illinois 61821.

  • Indiana - Space Quest Planetarium
    We hope you enjoy your visit! We hope you will come and visit us in person soon. During your Internet visit, you can explore our planetarium, find out what is visible in the night sky this month. Indianapolis, Indiana.

  • Kentucky - Arnim D. Hummel Planetarium
    The Arnim D. Hummel Planetarium, located on the campus of Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky, is open each week for School Programs, Public Programs, and Special Events. Laser Shows are also presented.

  • Kentucky - Gheens Science Center and Rauch Planetarium
    Welcome to the new home of the Gheens Science Center and Rauch Planetarium. Louisville, Kentucky.

  • Kentucky - Hardin Planetarium
    Western's Hardin Planetarium is an integral part of the Department of Physics and Astronomy. The planetarium has a 40-foot dome housing a Spitz A3P star projector, various special-effect projectors, and a seating capacity of approximately 150. Planetarium lectures are designed to be both educational and entertaining. Bowling Green, Kentucky.

  • Maine - Southworth Planetarium
    Educational and entertaining shows for adults and children. We are open to the public for Friday and Saturday evening shows and Saturday matinees. From October through March, we offer Sunday matinees.

  • Maryland - Davis Planetarium
    Explore the vastness of the universe. Find constellations, visit other worlds, or travel deep into space in these original productions. Beneath the 50-foot dome, hundreds of images and special effects mix with over 8500 stars to portray the marvels of the cosmos. Maryland

  • Michigan - Abrams Planetarium
    The Talbert and Leota Abrams Planetarium, located on the beautiful Michigan State University campus, serves as an astronomy and space science education resource center for central Michigan. The planetarium is an outreach unit of the Department of Physics and Astronomy, and as such, we support astronomy teaching on campus as well as offer a variety of planetarium shows to the public--preschool through senior citizens.

  • Minnesota - Marshall Alworth Planetarium
    The Marshall W Alworth Planetarium (MWAP) is a non-profit planetarium located on the campus of the University of Minnesota, Duluth (UMD). A wide variety of program topics are offered, including general stargazing, information on the planets, and latest scientific discoveries.

  • Mississippi - Rainwater Observatory and Planetarium
    The Rainwater Observatory and Planetarium is an educational ministry of French Camp Academy. Even though we do have some research-grade equipment, the facility's mission is primarily educational. We share this facility with interested amateur astronomers, school science classes, scout, church, or civic groups. Mississippi

  • Missouri - Kansas City Museum Planetarium
    Welcome to the Kansas City Museum and Planetarium. Kansas City, Missouri.

  • Nebraska - Ralph Mueller Planetarium
    Imagine a place where time and space seem to have no boundaries... where you can dream about infinity and the complexity of the universe. Better yet, imagine a place where the dream can become an experience... Imagine yourself in Mueller Planetarium.

  • New Jersey - Dreyfuss Planetarium
    The unit installed at the Newark Museum was the first in New Jersey and embodied the latest refinements in small planetarium design. After its opening on January 2, 1953, the Dreyfuss Planetarium quickly established itself as a leader among planetariums of its size and received recognition early on for the creativity and excellence of its programming.

  • New Jersey - Robert J. Novins Planetarium
    Using state-of-the-art equipment, the Robert J. Novins Planetarium offers a variety of wonderful star and sky shows to the public. Each month visitors may choose from a selection of Main Features and other programs, including a concert and children's show. Toms River, New Jersey.

  • New York - Schenectady Museum and Planetarium
    Schenectady Museum & Planetarium and Urban Cultural Park Visitor Center Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady, New York.

  • North Carolina - Morehead Planetarium
    The Morehead Planetarium, one of the largest planetariums in the United States, is located on the north end of the campus of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

  • Ohio - BGSU Planetarium
    The Bowling Green State University Planetarium is a 118-seat public science theater serving BGSU students, area schools, and the public of Northwest Ohio. Set under a 40-foot dome, the Minolta star projector can show the sky as it would be seen from any place on the Earth at any time, including the Sun, Moon, planets, and more than 4000 stars.

  • Ohio - OSU Planetarium
    The OSU planetarium is located in 5033 Smith Laboratory, 174 W. 18th Avenue on the Ohio State University.

  • Ohio - Ritter Planetarium
    Ritter Planetarium and Brooks Observatory is located on the main campus of the University of Toledo in Toledo, Ohio. Our mission is to provide educational and entertaining activities on astronomy, the sky, and our place in the universe.

  • Ohio - Ward Beecher Planetarium
    The Ward Beecher Planetarium at Youngstown State University. Youngstown, Ohio.

  • Ohio - Weitkamp Planetarium and Observatory
    The Observatory is located on the fifth floor of the McFadden-Schear science building at Otterbein College, 155 W. Main St., Westerville, Ohio (building 37 on the campus map).

  • Oregon - Lane ESD Planetarium
    Since 1976, the planetarium has educated and entertained audiences of all ages. Our primary visitors are school groups that come to learn astronomy and space science. The planetarium offers a variety of science programs geared to the skills of each grade level. We also have a portable planetarium that travels to schools across the state. Eugene, Oregon.

  • Pennsylvania - Detwiler Planetarium
    Detwiler Planetarium provides a year-round observation arena for students. Not only do students have an opportunity to become familiar with the stellar world, they also enjoy great "hands-on" experience with all the equipment. In addition, the Planetarium is home to one of the largest personal collections of space flight exhibits in the country. Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

  • Pennsylvania - North Museum of Natural History and Science
    From the foundations of our earth to the wonders of space, dinosaurs to Native Americans, hands-on discovery for children to live snakes and turtles, the North Museum offers a universe of fun learning experiences about science and the natural world. Exhibits, special events, lecture programs, live animals, field trips and the third largest planetarium in Pennsylvania make the North Museum the center for science learning adventure in the Lancaster area. Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

  • Pennsylvania - The Fels Planetarium
    The Planetarium's popularity continues today. Since 1989, the cutting-edge Digistar projection system has been used to create exciting special effects and programs in the 330 seat theater. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

  • South Carolina - Dupont Planetarium
    The Ruth Patrick Science Education Center's Dupont Planetarium at USC-Aiken consists of a 30-foot diameter tilted aluminum dome by Astro-Tec, a state-of-the-art Evans & Sutherland Digistar II starfield and graphics projector, and Sky-Skan automated special-effects system. South Carolina.

  • South Carolina - Francis Marion College Planetarium
    The Planetarium uses a Spitz System 510 projector under a 33 foot dome and it seats 73 people. Programs for the general public are offered on two Sundays a month. Programs for school groups are presented weekday mornings. There are programs suitable for all age levels, kindergarten through college. Special presentations can be arranged for other groups as well. Florence, South Carolina.

  • South Carolina - T. C. Hooper Planetarium
    Roper Mountain Science Center exists because of a unique partnership of public ownership, corporate sponsorship, private support, and volunteers. The primary mission of the center is to foster enhanced learning and growth opportunities through educational excellence and high quality instructional programs for students, teachers, and the general public. Greenville, South Carolina.

  • Tennessee - Sharpe Planetarium
    The Sharpe Planetarium is located in the Memphis Pink Palace Museum. 3050 Central Ave. Memphis, Tennesee 38111 901/320-6320.

  • Texas - Stephen F. Austin State University Planetarium
    The Planetarium is located on the first floor of the Math-Nursing Building (building 57) on the Stephen F. Austin State University campus and is operated by the Department of Physics and Astronomy. It has a Spitz 512 star projector under a 30 foot dome and a seating capacity of 56. The Spitz 512 planetarium projector can accurately simulate the night sky as seen from anywhere on Earth for any date in the past or future. Texas.

  • Utah - Hansen Planetarium
    The Hansen Planetarium mission is to foster a sense of wonder and a thirst for learning about the cosmos, about space sciences, and about science in our daily lives. Hansen Planetarium's audiences are Salt Lake County residents, other Utah residents, and visitors from around the country and the world. We serve our local audiences through producing and presenting educational programs, shows, and exhibits seen at the planetarium, in schools, and at various public gatherings.

  • Utah - Sarah B Summerhays Planetarium
    The Sarah B. Summerhays Planetarium is located on the fourth floor of the Eyring Science Center on the BYU campus in Provo, Utah.

  • Washington - Rock Creek Park Planetarium
    Located with the Rock Creek Nature Center, the planetarium serves as an astronomy laboratory, allowing visitors to study the sky under ideal conditions. The only planetarium in the national park system, it is meant to stimulate and foster an interest in the sky and stars. Although it is not the purpose of the planetarium's programs to present a great wealth of astronomical information, certain fundamental concepts are woven into the fabric of each program, concepts which are basic to a proper understanding of the sky.

  • Wisconsin - University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse Planetarium,
    Located in the basement of Cowley Hall, the Planetarium can seat between 40 and 60 children and adults in concentric seats. LaCrosse, Wisconsin.

  • Wisconsin - University of Wisconsin River Falls Planetarium
    River Falls Planetarium presentations are tailored to suit your requests and the age of the group members. River Falls, Wisconsin.

  • Wyoming - Casper Planetarium
    The Casper Planetarium was built in 1966 by the Natrona County School District. The planetarium has been in continuous operation since the 1966-1967 school year providing an unparalleled educational experience for students of the Natrona County School District.


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