UPCOMING SHOWS/EVENTS

Thursday, August 21:

11:00 a.m. The Little Star That Could: full dome version

1:00 p.m. IBEX! Search for the Solar System's Edge

Friday, August 22:

PLANETARIUM CLOSED FOR MAINTENANCE

Saturday, August 23:

3:00 p.m. Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

August 2014 Planetarium Show Schedule

September 2014 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
August 20, 2014
11:00 AM
Southworth Planetarium
August 20, 2014
1:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
August 21, 2014
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
August 21, 2014
1:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
August 23, 2014
3:00 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.

August 2014 Night Sky Calendar

Star party

August 2014 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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