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.  Spring 2014 field trips are on Wednesday's or Friday's at 10 or 11 a.m. We are also scheduling groups daily during the month of May.

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 2014 PUBLIC SHOW SCHEDULE (shows start at 7p.m.)

February 5th

March 5th

April 2nd