A live presenter takes you on a journey into the celestial sights above featuring the stars, constellations, planets and nebulae of the seasonal night sky. No two shows are ever the same. This all live show is perfect for younger kids and their familes. We promise to explore all the cool place...
Sat, Jan 4 2020 11:00 AM — Sat, Jan 18 2020 12:30 PM
On December 17, 1903, Orville Wright piloted the first powered airplane 20 feet above a wind-swept beach in North Carolina. The flight lasted 12 seconds and covered 120 feet. Three more flights were made that day with Orville's brother Wilbur piloting the record flight lasting 59 seconds over a d...
Sat, Dec 7 2019 11:00 AM — Sat, Dec 21 2019 12:30 PM
"Whoopee! Man, that may have been a small one for Neil, but it's a long one for me." - Apollo 12 Astronaut Pete Conrad. Apollo 12 was the second crewed mission to land on the moon. The mission lifted off on Nov. 14, 1969, a little less than four months after the success of Apollo 11. The target ...
Sat, Nov 16 2019 11:00 AM — Thu, Nov 21 2019 8:30 PM
Join us on Monday, November 11, 2019 at 9:00 am to view the Transit of Mercury across the Sun. A transit of Mercury is when the planet Mercury passes directly (transits) between the Sun and Earth, becoming visible against (and hence obscuring a small portion of) the solar disk. During the transit...
Monday, November 11 2019 9:00 AM — 1:00 PM
Young audience members will be thrilled when they find themselves on Sesame Street with their famous friends, Big Bird and Elmo. The fun begins when Elmo's friend, Hu Hu Zhu, visits from China and the three of them take the audience on an exciting journey of discovery to learn about the Sun, star...
Saturday, November 2 2019 11:00 AM — 12:30 PM
Discover the connections between natural systems and human activities. Bella Gaia – Beautiful Earth, takes the audience on a spectacular journey around planet Earth simulating the transformative effect astronauts feel while orbiting above. This poetic musical journey features astounding NASA vi...
Thursday, October 24 2019 7:00 PM — 8:30 PM
Explore the relationship between Earth, Moon and Sun with the help of Coyote, an amusing character adapted from Native American oral traditions. Coyote has many misconceptions about our home planet and its most familiar neighbors. His confusion about the universe makes viewers think about how Ear...
Saturday, October 19 2019 11:00 AM — 12:30 PM
60 years ago Luna 3 was the first probe to circle the Moon with first pictures of the dark side of the Moon. October 4 - 10 is World Space Week with a theme of The Moon. For this month's Planetarium LIVE, we'll explore the Moon including its appearance and formation as well as past and futur...
Thursday, October 10 2019 7:00 PM — 8:30 PM
A kid friendly look at the night sky featuring the celestial objects that have a spooky appearance. We'll show you where to look to haunt down the cosmic monsters that lurk in the night sky. Perfect for Halloween will you are out in search of treats. October 5, 2019 11:00 a.m.
Saturday, October 5 2019 11:00 AM — 12:30 PM
New Month, New Sky, New Discoveries, New Adventures Travel with the Planetarium on a journey into the vastness of space and the wonder of the night sky. Planetarium LIVE lets you experience the power of the most advanced planetarium in Connecticut. We'll explore the sky above and fly through...
Sat, Sep 7 2019 11:00 AM — Thu, Sep 26 2019 8:30 PM