Planetarium

Sun, April 19th at 6:00 p.m. "Take a Sacred Journey into Space." Attend Todd Glacy's gong performance in the star dome theatre. $10.00 adults; $5.00 children 12&younger
Chinese gong
2013 Nobel Prize Laureate Dr. James E. Rothman comes to Portland to present the Southworth Planetarium's April Science Lecture. April 27, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
James E. Rothman
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Laser

LASER MANIA 2015!   April 17 - 26, 2015

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UPCOMING PLANETARIUM SHOWS AND EVENTS

Friday, April 17:

7:00 p.m.    Laser Mania

8:00 p.m.    Laser Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon."

Saturday, April 18:

1:00 p.m.  Laser Orion followed by Laser Mania

3:00 p.m. Laser Perseus/Andromeda followed by Laser Pop

7:00 p.m.  Laser Beatles

8:00 p.m.   Laser Pink Floyd's  "The Wall"

Sunday, April 19:

1:00 p.m.  Laser Perseus/Andromeda followed by Laser Magic

3:00 p.m.  Laser Orion followed by Laseropolis

April 2015 Planetarium Show Schedule

May 2015 Planetarium Show Schedule

 

News & Events

Dinosaurs at Dusk, a whirlwind time travel adventure back to the epoch of the dinosaurs, starts this September at USM’s Southworth Planetarium!
Asteroid contrail over Urals
An asteroid explodes over the Ural Mountains Friday, injuring more than 900
April 20, 2015
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
April 20, 2015
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
April 21, 2015
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
April 21, 2015
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
April 22, 2015
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium

Birthday Parties at the Planetarium!

The planetarium is a perfect place to celebrate a birthday!   Our rates are reasonable; our facility is "spacey"; our staff is beyond friendly; our shows are engaging; and the experience is educational as well as being entertaining.

April 2015 Night Sky Calendar

Star party

April 2015 Night Sky Calendar

A monthly sky watcher's guide written by the Southworth Planetarium staff.

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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