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Fels Planetarium

Explore the night sky with cutting-edge astronomical presentations in the awe-inspiring Fels Planetarium. The giant dome—measuring 60 feet in diameter—provides the ultimate screen for cosmic exploration. Look up and see what the actual night sky would look like without the interference of weather, pollution, or city lights. The immensity and clarity of the view create a sense of wonder and stimulate the imagination. Engaging shows and immersive visuals and sound educate young and old alike about astronomy and our place in the universe. Whether you’re learning about the constellations in our night sky tonight or traveling to the inner reaches of the human body or the outer reaches of the solar system, a visit to the Fels Planetarium will be an experience that you won’t soon forget!

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Worlds Beyond Earth

Worlds Beyond Earth

Narrated by Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o, Worlds Beyond Earth features immersive visualizations of distant worlds, groundbreaking space missions, and breathtaking scenes depicting the evolution of our solar system.

Embark on an exhilarating journey that reveals the unique conditions that make life on our planet possible, and what might be possible in Worlds Beyond Earth.

The Sky Tonight

The Sky Tonight

From sunset to sunrise to constellations and planets, take a fun tour of what’s currently in our sky. Updated regularly to highlight celestial objects, constellations, stars, planets, and more as they are visible from season to season. 

From full moons to planetary alignments, find out what to look for when you're looking up!

To Space and Back Planetarium Show Poster

To Space & Back

Space exploration is helping us to discover a universe of unimaginable scale and beauty, and it’s reaching down into our world and influencing the way we live. 

Produced by The Franklin Institute, together with Sky-Skan, and narrated by Top Gear's James May, this technologically advanced Planetarium show takes audiences on an incredible journey from the far reaches of our known universe to our own planet.