Robinson Planetarium June 2017 Schedule

Below is the show schedule for the Adrian College Robinson Planetarium for June 2017:

Star Talk: The Spring Sky

This live planetarium program will feature the Sun, Spring Constellations and visible planets.  Special attention will be paid to objects that are easily visible with binoculars or a small telescope along with a discussion of the different types of viewing aids that amateur astronomers use to explore the night sky.  The show will end with Solar Quest, a short Fulldome movie that shows the interconnectedness of the Sun and Earth, including how space weather affects the atmosphere to create the northern lights atmosphere and distorts Earths the magnetic field. You will see images of granules, solar flares and coronal mass ejections from the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) and learn how scientists that are using the observatory to predict space weather.

Friday, June 9 at 7:00 PM   

Cowboy Astronomer

Have you ever imagined yourself a cattle rancher in the wild west where the canopy of stars at night seems endless? Learn about the wonders of the night sky in this Fulldome show from the perspective of a cowboy astronomer as he shares facts and lore that he has accumulated from a lifetime on the ranch. The pre-recorded soundtrack for the show is narrated by cowboy humorist Baxter Black.

Friday, June 23 at 7:00 PM

The Robinson Planetarium is located at the eastern end of Peelle Hall on the corner of Charles and Williams streets on the Adrian College campus.

For more information please see our web page at the following address: http://adrian.edu/campus-life/planetarium/