Planetarium

New Year's Planetarium 2018!

December 31, 2017
6:00 PM to 11:55 PM
Southworth Planetarium

We begin at 6:15 p.m.with the children's show "Moles: What is Out There?"   At 7:00 p.m. we cater to the thrill seekers who want to embark on theme park ride adventures through the solar system with "Space Park 360 Infinity!"     The survivors of that show can the venture into Earth's seas with "Into the Deep" at 7:45 p.m.     We explore planets around other star system with "Extrasolar planets" at 8:30 p.m.   At 9:10 p.m. we retun to Earth to find the sights and delights of our winter night sky.    At 9:20 p.m, behold some of the most beautiful images of the cosmos with "Hubble Vision 2."   At 10 p.m. we return to Earth again to learn the fascinating history of the holiday season traditions.  At 10:30 p.m. we join the GAIA mission which will map the 1.1 billion stars within our part of the galaxy.    At 11:00 p.m. embark on an odyssey through time and space with TimeSpace, which will convey you to the earliest moments of the Universe through some of humanity's watershed moments and then beyond into an imagined future.   Our final show, "Aurora Storm" is an 11 minute program about the science and beauty of the aurora borealis.      Finally, we watch the Times Square Countdown with our full dome projector.

Bid adieu to 2017 and usher in 2018 at the Southworth Planetarium!

 ADMISSION BY DONATION (Suggested   $7 - 10)  For the price of one donation, you can see any or all of the shows this evening!

6:15 p.m. Moles: What is Out There?  

7:00 p.m.  Space Park 360 Infinity!

7:45 p.m.  Into the Deep

8:30 p.m.  Extrasolar Planets: discovering new worlds

9:10 p.m.  NIGHT SKY TOUR

9:20 p.m. Hubble Vision 2

10:00 p.m.  "Season of Light" Full Dome show

10:30 p.m. Journey to a Billion Suns

11:00 p.m. Time Space

11:40 p.m. Aurora Storm!

11:55 p.m.  Times Square coverage in full dome

MINI CELEBRATION
Midnight - 12:30 a.m.   Dancing, music and a mini celebration of the New Year's Birth!

Contact Information

Edward Gleason
207-780-4249