We are pleased to announce that Ball State University has begun producing original digital planetarium shows. Future programs will include original content (animations, 3D models, music, etc.) created by student employees, staff, and faculty here at Ball State University.

The fulldome programs below are now available for leasing! To purchase please e-mail planetarium@bsu.edu or call 765-285-8963.


Saturn & Beyond

Saturn & Beyond

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2015 – Brown Planetarium
Show Description: Saturn’s rings are one of the most beautiful sights in the solar system. Astronomers have known about these rings for over 400 years, yet they still present many questions. In 2004, the Cassini spacecraft reached Saturn and sent back volumes of data. Learn the history of the discovery of Saturn’s rings and explore the mysterious features seen by the Cassini space craft.

Show Duration: 24 Minutes
Target Audience: general audience, ages 10+ 
Halloween Celestial Origins

Halloween: Celestial Origins

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2016 – Brown Planetarium
Show Description: What do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes… astronomy? After all, Halloween is an astronomical holiday! Learn the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day” during this new production. We will also explore the night sky and learn what planets, constellations, and stars will be out on your Halloween evening.

Show Duration: 24 Minutes 13 seconds
Target Audience: general audience, ages 10+


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