All planetarium shows begin at 7:30pm.
Admission opens at 7:00pm; $5/adult, $3/student, 6 and under free.
Telescope viewing afterwards on clear nights
August 5 – The Sun, the Moon, and the Annular Eclipse
Join us to learn about eclipse science and upcoming events!Presented by Mitzi Adams
August 12 – Stars Fell on Alabama
Join retired educator Beth Bero for a trip through Alabama’s deep past as we learn about both the current Perseid Meteor Shower and other objects that have fallen over or on Alabama! Family friendly presentation.Presented by Beth Bero
August 19 – Satellites and Space Junk
Retired educator Beth Bero will shed some light on what’s up in the sky tonight, both ‘natural’ and man-made. We will explore the question of how to see certain satellites, how long they will orbit and what will happen to them when they run out of fuel. Family friendly presentation.Presented by Beth Bero
August 26 – AL Time Machine
Join us on a whirlwind journey though time to explore the ancient origins of Monte Sano and the astronomical wonders witnessed along the way.Presented by Eric Silkowski
As we dive back through 350 million years of deep time, we will stop to explore fascinating geological upheavals and mind-boggling space catastrophes.
Come prepared for an amazing adventure with fossils, meteorites, and old-fashioned scientific detective work!