Presented every Saturday and Sunday, plus most holidays. Daily programs are also offered Monday through Friday during the summer and during special holiday weeks. Doors open at the times listed on the schedule. Programs are approximately 20 minutes long, and are presented live with activities. Questions are encouraged in all programs!
Beginning September 20
Shows on Weekends and Holidays
11:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m. Imagine the Sky Tonight
Identify starry patterns in the sky, make up your own patterns, and blast off for a personal trip among the stars!
12:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m. Searching for Other Earths
NASA's Kepler space telescope has discovered hundreds and hundreds of planets orbiting other stars. How did Kepler do it? And is Earth 2.0 nestled among this plethora of planets?
12:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m. What's in Your Zodiac Sign?
Peer deep into zodiac constellations with the Kepler space telescope's new K2 Mission. Search for nearby exoplanets and astrophysical discoveries in constellations like Libra, Taurus, and the rest of the 12 zodiac signs.
Tickets are $4 per person, and are sold at the Visitor Services Desk on a first-come, first-served basis. Everyone must have their own ticket. Planetarium Passes must be exchanged at the Visitor Services Desk for tickets.
View the stars and more after-hours from the Plaza of the Hall.
Our experienced educators have teamed up with space scientists at UC Berkeley, NASA, and beyond to create a variety of exciting and effective space sciences products.