Effective Wednesday, March 18, 2020, our planetarium will be closed until further notice. Please check this web site for updates on the planetarium’s reopening.

Your backyard Sky

New Comet in the morning sky…. view the Event Page for more info.


Now =Enjoy the night sky in your own backyard with the planet Venus as a brilliant star like object in the Eastern morning morning sky and a new comet!

July 4 = Full Moon.

July 5 = Jupiter next to Moon.

July 6 = Saturn next to Moon.

July 11 = Mars next to Moon.

July 12 = Last Quarter Moon.

July 17 = Venus nest to Moon.

July 20 = New Moon.

July 27 = First Quarter Moon.

Check the Sky Calendar Page on this website for more info.

  • Meteor Shower over two large planets in Night Sky


audience in planetarium show - one member is wearing an astronaut suit
Public Programs
inside view of planetarium dome
School Programs
Planetarium Director - Dr. Robert Hitt - behind a table with fundraising items
About Dr. Robert Hitt, Director