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Friday Night Show

2014-15 Schedule

A night in Greece
April 4 to May 9)

How to be an Astronaut
(June 20 to July 18)*
*no show July 4

The Red Planet
(Sept 12 to Oct 24)

Constellations of the Zodiac
(Nov 7 to Dec 12)

Terrific Telescopes
(Jan 16 to Feb 27)

Spring stars and their myths
(April to May)

Archived Shows

Friday Night Show

The Friday Night Show highlights a special topic every 4-6 weeks.  Shows last about an hour.  Tickets are just $2 per person.  Click the links below for the current show, and the future show.  

The ticket price will increase to $3 each beginning with "The Red Planet."

The Red Planet

Fridays, September 12 - October 24, 2014
7-8 p.m.
Manfred Olson Planetarium, Physics Building

To celebrate 10 years of robotic exploration on Mars, the Planetarium is hosting a Friday Night Show about Mars.  The Red Planet features information about past, current, and future rovers on Mars.  It will teach the audience about NASA's scientific findings and the impact on human exploration.