Planetarium

DESCRIPTION:

The UCA Planetarium simulates the sky visible to the naked-eye onto a 30-foot diameter dome with a Spitz 512 projector.  The seating capacity is 60.  The facility is used for astronomy classes and laboratories, field-trip shows, and monthly public shows.

LOCATION:

UCA Campus:     Lewis Science Center 010

FIELD TRIPS:

Field trip shows are available free to public school groups on Thursdays at 10am or 11am.  Reservations are required and can be requested by calling 501.450.5900.

PUBLIC SHOWS:

Monthly public shows are usually the first Wednesday of the month at 7pm.  Shows include a tour of the evening sky for the given month, updates on astronomical events, and flights through the universe.  Admission is free.  Seating limited to 60 people on a first come first serve basis.  Shows are not recommended for children under 5 years.  No admittance once the show has begun.

SPRING 2013 PUBLIC SHOWS:

Wednesday February 6 @ 7 p.m. 

Wednesday March 6 @ 7 p.m. 

Wednesday April 3 @ 7 p.m.

Wednesday May 1 @ 7 p.m. 


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