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. We do not offer Saturday or Sunday 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!

We are no longer taking reservations for spring 2023 semester but check back in the fall (around September) for additional show dates.

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.