Planetarium & Observatory

Charles M. Kanev Planetarium

To schedule a planetarium show, click on the "schedule a planetarium show" link below. We must have a 10-day advance notice when booking shows. The planetarium seats 64 people.The planetarium is located at 343 West Louther Street, Carlisle PA in the Rector Science Complex (Tome Hall entrance). 

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 afterward!

Thursday, September 28th from 3:30-4:30pm (Will)
Thursday, September 28th from 6:00-7:00pm (Gavin)
Saturday, September 30th from 11:00am-Noon (Abby/George)
Saturday, September 30th from 1:00-2:00pm (Gavin)
Saturday, September 30th from 5:00pm-6:00pm or 6:00-7:00pm or 7:00-8:00pm (Will)
Thursday, October 5th from 3:30-4:30pm or 6:00-7:00pm (Will)
Thursday, October 12th from 3:30-4:30pm or 6:00-7:00pm (Will)
Thursday, October 19th from 3:30-4:30pm or 6:00-7:00pm (Will)
Saturday, October 21st from 5:00-6:00pm or 6:00-7:00pm or 7:00-8:00pm (Will)

Select a day/time from list above and then click on link below to schedule a planetarium show.
Schedule a Planetarium show

Michael L. Britton Memorial Observatory

Atop Tome Hall, Dickinson has the Michael L. Britton Memorial Observatory. Featuring a 24-inch telescope, the facility is regularly used for physics & astronomy projects. For more informaton, please explore this link.