Frequently Asked Questions

How long are the Presentations?
The presentations are designed so the total time in the building is one hour or less.

Is There a Place for Children to Eat Lunch?
There are no eating areas in the Cooper Science Building. If the weather is nice, the large grassy area to the south of the Cooper Science Building is available. There is a large eating area and food court in the student center and The Atrium in the Art and Journalism Building.

What if Your Class is Larger than the Seating Capacity?
The seating capacity of the Planetarium is limited to about 70 adults. Larger groups can be accommodated by splitting them between the observatory and the planetarium. This will be arranged at the time of the visit request.

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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