Current Planetarium Shows
Confused between Ursa Major and Aquarius? Or Taurus and Orion? Not sure if that bright light in the evening sky is Mercury or Venus? And what about the space station … can you really see it from your backyard? Come to the Hastings Museum Planetarium and experience The Sky Tonight to discover answers to all these questions and learn about all the major constellations visible when the sun goes down tonight.
Other full dome films are shown daily – just check the list and schedule below. Note that all regularly scheduled full dome Planetarium shows are free with paid admission or membership to Hastings Museum!
The Sky Tonight – See which constellations, comets, and other heavenly bodies will be visible in tonight’s sky, plus information on current astronomical events such as eclipses. The Sky tonight is presented in both a live format with planetarium staff, and as a digital full dome show. FREE for Members | Included in Museum Admission for Non-Members
Black Holes – (30 minutes)
Some of the most bizarre, enigmatic objects known, black holes defy the imagination. In this show, we explore how black holes form, their strange properties, and what exactly would happen if one got too close! Very highly recommended. FREE for Members | Included in Museum Admission for Non-Members