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.
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.
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: