Charles W. Brown Planetarium

Upcoming Events
5 p.m.
The Universe OverheadThis live planetarium presentation focuses on both the beauty of the night sky and a deeper understanding of what it means. How far away are the stars? Are stars and the Earth part of something even larger? Where do we fit into all of this?
6:30 p.m.
Christmas StarCan the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible, have a natural explanation? Can the star be explained as a nova or an unusual alignment of the planets? Potential natural explanations for the star of Bethlehem will be discussed along with some recent ideas.
1 p.m.
George and Oatmeal Save SantaSanta fails to return home after delivering toys to children around the world. It is up to a Snowman named Oatmeal and a wizard named George to find Santa and help him find his way home. They do this by learning about the Big and Little Dippers and the North Star.
2:30 p.m.
Back to the Moon for GoodNarrated by Tim Allen, this show chronicles teams from around the world competing to land a robotic spacecraft on the moon for the first time in more than 40 years.
5 p.m.
Chasing the Ghost ParticleIceCube, the biggest and strangest detector in the world, lies deep in the ice at the heart of Antarctica waiting for mysterious messengers from the cosmos. Scientists use tiny and elusive particles called neutrinos to explore the most extreme places in the universe.
6:30 p.m.
Christmas StarCan the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible, have a natural explanation? Can the star be explained as a nova or an unusual alignment of the planets? Potential natural explanations for the star of Bethlehem will be discussed along with some recent ideas.