DOME SHOWTIMES

January - March 2020 

Tuesday – Saturday (*except 1st Wed of month)

  • 11:30 am – One World, One Sky
  • 12:30 pm – We Are Astronomers
  •   2:30 pm – Stars Over Peoria 
  •   3:30 pm – Uniview: Tour the Solar System! 
  •   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: Tour the Solar System
  •   4:15 pm – We Are Astronomers

*1st Wed of Month 

Feb. 5 & Mar. 4

  • 11:15 am – One World, One Sky
  • 12:00 pm – Relax under the Stars (free show)
  •   1:15 pm – We Are Astronomers
  •   2:30 pm – Stars Over Peoria 
  •   3:30 pm – Uniview: Tour the Solar System! 

Engineering Day (free day) 

Sunday, Feb. 16

  • 1:00 am – Earth, Moon, Sun
  • 1:30 pm – We Are Astronomers
  • 2:00 am – Earth, Moon, Sun
  • 2:30 pm – Stars Over Peoria 
  • 3:00 pm – We Are Astronomers
  • 3:30 pm – Uniview: Tour the Solar System! 
  • 4:00 am – Earth, Moon, Sun
  • 4:30 pm – We Are Astronomers

SHOW DESCRIPTIONS

One World, One Sky with Big Bird and Elmo
Learn about the Sun, Moon, stars, and constellations with Big Bird and Elmo on Sesame Street. (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: Tour the Solar System
We'll lift off from Earth in our pretend spaceship and visit the planets and moons in the Solar System that you want to visit!   (live show, 30 min)

Earth, Moon, Sun
Learn all about the Earth, Moon, and Sun, including why the Sun shines, why the Moon goes through phases, how astronauts landed on the Moon, and more! (recorded 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)