The 60 seat UCA Planetarium simulates the sky visible to the naked-eye onto a 30-foot diameter dome with a Spitz 512 projector. 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 2015 semester can be scheduled on Wednesdays at 10 AM or 11 AM.
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 2015 PUBLIC SHOW SCHEDULE:
All shows begin at 7 PM
September 2, 2015
October 7, 2015
November 4, 2015
December 2, 2015