To schedule a planetarium show, please email planetariumshows@dickinson.edu. All show requests must be made by email. We must have a ten day advance notice when booking shows. We do not offer Saturday or Sunday shows. The planetarium seats 64 people.

Planetarium shows are free but you must have at least 15 people to run a showing.  Shows run about 30-40 minutes. Feel free to come with questions to ask afterwards! When making a show request, please include the following information:

  • your name
  • group name
  • age of your group
  • how many in your group
  • contact phone number & email address
  • date & time you choose from the list below
  • show topic you choose from the list below

Available show dates/times: Show dates are subject to change.

Alaina:
Tuesdays/Thursdays 5 - 6pm
February 19, 21, 26, 28
March 5, 7, 19, 21, 28
April 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30
May 2

Aidan:
Wednesdays 11:30am or 1:30pm
February 13, 27; March 6, 20; April 17

Thursdays 10:30am or 1:30pm
February 21; April 25

Fridays 11:30am or 1:30pm
February 8, 22; March 8 (11:30 only), 22; April 19

What can be offered at this time are either long-form (30-40 minutes) or short-form (15-20 minutes) programs.  Typically two short-form programs will be offered for a visit.

Long-form (30-40 minutes):
Mythology
What’s up in the sky?
Monsters of the Night Sky
Harry Potter 
Zodiac

Short-form (15-20 minutes but typically both offered in one visit):
Navigation by the Stars 
The Ecliptic