Charles W. Brown Planetarium

Planetarium and Observatory

Inside the DomeWe are proud to offer planetarium programs to our students, to school groups, and to members of our extended community.

We offer exciting programs for groups from schools and other organizations. All such visits must be scheduled in advance. Public programs are offered in our planetarium  during the school year.

These facilities give our students an educational experience outside the classroom, and we hope it gives you an appreciation and understanding of astronomy. You will get the opportunity to see astronomical instruments for research on galactic structure and stellar astronomy and accretion disks using our telescopes.

Department of Physics and Astronomy
Ball State University
Cooper Physical Science Building, room 101
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday (Summer Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
Phone: 765-285-8860
Fax: 765-285-5674
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