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Welcome to the Planetarium!

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About Us

Located under the copper dome, in the south-east corner of Tarleton's Lamar Johanson Science Building, our 40' planetarium is host to approximately 15,000 visitors each year. The vast majority of our guests are students from Pre-K to 6th grade, and come to us from over 200 miles away in some cases. Our programs combine full-dome video, 5.1 surround sound, and stellar images from our Digistar 5 projection system to bring the wonders of space to our visitors.

Welcome Tarleton Freshman

The College of Science and Technology would like to welcome you to campus with a FREE Planetarium Show and also a free stamp on your Planetarium Loyalty card!

Howdy Week Show Times
Day Time
Monday, 8/29 1PM, 2PM, 3PM, 4PM, 5PM
Tuesday, 8/30 1PM, 2PM, 3PM, 4PM, 5PM, 6PM, 7PM, 8PM
Wednesday, 8/31 1PM, 5PM
Thursday, 9/1 1PM, 2PM, 3PM, 4PM, 5PM, 6PM, 7PM, 8PM
Friday, 9/2 1PM, 2PM, 3PM, 4PM, 5PM

*Seating Limited-Shows are on a First Come, First Serve basis

Current Show List
Day Time Feature Shows Running Time
Friday 6:00PM Stars of the Pharaohs 56 minutes
7:00PM Seven Wonders 56 minutes
Saturday 3:00PM One World, One Sky w/ Big Bird 40 minutes
4:00PM Larry Cat in Space 30 minutes
6:00PM Origins of Life 23 minutes
7:00PM Lamps of Atlantis 30 minutes

General Admission is $5, and Tarleton Students get in for $4 with Tarleton ID.

Current Show List will repeat weekly until December 10, 2016.

Space Weather

Space Weather
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Clear Sky Chart

Clear Sky Chart
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