DOME SHOWTIMES

Dome Moo Nand Beyond Wb Rev

December 2019

Tuesday – Saturday*

  • 11:30 am – Santa's Secret Star
  • 12:30 pm – We Are Astronomers
  •   2:30 pm – Stars Over Peoria 
  •   3:30 pm – Uniview: To the Moon & Beyond
  •   4:15 pm – We Are Astronomers (Friday – Sunday Only)

Sunday

  •   1:15 pm – We Are Astronomers
  •   2:30 pm – Stars Over Peoria 
  •   3:30 pm – Uniview: To the Moon & Beyond
  •   4:15 pm – We Are Astronomers
*Some days have special schedules, noted below

December 4

  •   11:15 am - Santa's Secret Star
  •  12:00 pm – Relax under the Stars
  •   1:15 pm – We Are Astronomers
  •   2:30 pm – Stars Over Peoria 
  •   3:30 pm – Uniview: To the Moon and Beyond

December 21 and 28 

  •  11:30 am - Santa's Secret Star
  •  12:30 pm – We Are Astronomers
  •   2:30 pm – Stars Over Peoria 
  •   3:30 pm – From Earth to the Universe
  •   4:15 pm – We Are Astronomers

Monday, December 23 (Museum open)

  •   11:30 am - Santa's Secret Star
  •  12:30 pm – We Are Astronomers
  •   2:30 pm – Stars Over Peoria 
  •   3:30 pm – From Earth to the Universe

December 24 and 31 (Museum closes at 2 pm) 

  •   11:30 am – Santa's Secret Star
  •   12:30 pm - We Are Astronomers
  •   1:15 pm – Stars Over Peoria 

SHOW DESCRIPTIONS

Perfect Little Planet
Explore the planets of the Solar System with an alien family as they look for the perfect place to vacation. (recorded show, 30 min)

We Are Astronomers
Do you know what an astronomer does? Today’s astronomer is not the lone observer of past centuries. We Are Astronomers reveals the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. (recorded show, 30 min)

Stars Over Peoria
Learn about the stars and planets that you can see overhead this season in this interactive program. Hop through constellations, learn cool star names, and discover where the moon and planets will be in the current sky. Zoom in and take a closer look at the planets visible in the night sky! (live show, 30 min)

Uniview: To the Moon & Beyond
Follow in the footsteps of the Apollo astronauts as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing. Any extra time will be spent exploring fascinating moons of other planets in our Solar System.  (live show, 30 min)

Relax under the Stars
Begin by finding the planets, bright stars, and recognizable constellations currently gracing our evening skies. Then relax for the remaining hour while stars and beautiful images of the cosmos pass overhead on the dome, accompanied by serene space music. (free show, 1 hr)

Santa's Secret Star
Look at the winter skies above Santa's North Pole and learn what makes his secret star, the North Star, special. (recorded show, 30 min)

Laser Holidays
Holiday music animated with red, green, and blue lasers over the planetarium stars. (recorded show, 30 min)