Planetarium

RUSTY ROCKET'S LAST BLAST!

Event Date and Time: 
Saturday, March 10, 2012, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Monday, April 16, 2012, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Thursday, April 19, 2012, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Friday, April 20, 2012, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Sunday, May 27, 2012, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Saturday, June 16, 2012, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Saturday, September 8, 2012, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, September 16, 2012, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, September 23, 2012, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, January 13, 2013, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Saturday, January 26, 2013, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Friday, December 28, 2012, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Sunday, January 13, 2013, 3:00 PM
Saturday, January 26, 2013, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: 
Southworth Planetarium
Contact Name: 
Edward Gleason
Contact Phone: 
207-780-4249
Contact Email: 
egleason@usm.maine.edu

RUSTY ROCKET'S LAST BLAST!

Rusty Rocket

Join Rusty Rocket and his merry band of rocket rookies as they explore the solar system.   This show combines humor, animation and the latest planet images to give you and your family a fun and informative solar system tour.

Questions/Answers

HOW LONG IS IT?

Approximately 34 minutes

(Note: every presentation includes a night sky tour, so the entire program will be 45 - 50 minutes.)

FOR WHAT AGE LEVEL IS IT MOST APPROPRIATE?

Best for young children 4 - 9.   Of course, children outside this range are still welcome to attend.

DOES RUSTY GO TO PLUTO?

Yes.    The show's production pre-dates Pluto's demotion.

WHERE ELSE DOES RUSTY GO?

The Sun, Moon, the eight planets, with brief passes through the asteroid belt.

Admission price:   $$5.50 - adults: $4.50 - children/seniors*

*Children = 17 or younger;  Senior = 65 or older

About Us

What can you do at the Southworth Planetarium?  See a showenroll in a classattend a lecture, buy fascinating science toys, explore our exhibit area, learn the night sky.

We are open throughout the week. Not only do we have public shows, but we offer private shows to school groups, scout troops, birthday parties, business organizations, and more.

Like the Universe, itself, the more you explore the planetarium, the more you'll discover!  

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