Planetarium

 

Mythology in our Skies
October 2, 9, 16, 23, 26 & 30
7:00 p.m.
Live Narrated – we lend you a laser pointer and help you find the constellations that place the ancient story of Andromeda and Perseus in the sky. (Due to safety concerns – Visitors must be at least 9 years old to use a laser. We will seat only 25 for this hands on show.)

 

 

Dark Matter 
November 6, 13, 20, & 27
7:00 p.m.
Full Dome Show- Most of the mass of our galaxy, 90%, is missing – totally unknown. How do we know there is missing matter? How are scientists searching it out?

 

 

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Fall Astronomy Day!

Saturday, October 27th, 4:00 – 10:00 p.m.
BASF Planetarium
Cloudy or Clear- FREE Family Event!
Telescopes, Solar Viewing, Demonstrations, Planetarium Tours and more!

SPECIAL EVENT (during Astronomy Day):

Extremophile & Astrobiology

Saturday, October 27th, 7:00 p.m.

How does what we know about life in extremely harsh conditions on Earth teach us how to search for life beyond our planet?

What can we learn from microbial life that could potentially ‘hitch a ride’ aboard our space craft?

Adult $5
Student $3

FREE to Planetarium Members

This is a limited seating event. For tickets, please click here!

New Projection system and ViewSpace display funded by a generous grant from The Dow Chemical Company.

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In the Planetarium Lobby: Interactive computer stations and displays • ViewSpace: Images from Hubble, Spitzer & Chandra telescopes with the latest news about our solar system, updated daily by astronomers at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Maryland. • Lobby is open to the public at no charge before Planetarium Shows.  Planetarium shows are recommended for ages 5 – adult.

For more information, please call The Center’s main office at 979-265-7661
We are located at The Center for Arts & Sciences. 400 College Blvd., Clute, TX 77531

Cost for admission: $5 adults and $3 students