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.
UCA Campus: Lewis Science Center 010
Field trip shows are available free to public school groups. Field trips for the Fall 2014 semester can be scheduled on Thursdays at 10a.m. or 11a.m.
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.
FALL 2014 PUBLIC SHOW SCHEDULE:
All shows begin at 7p.m.
September 3, 2014
October 1, 2014
November 5, 2014
December 3, 2014