Admission is free and open to the public!
Contact information: Group reservations and special programs for some of the programs listed below can be arranged by emailing Mark Fairclough at email@example.com or calling the planetarium at (517) 265-5161 x4788. All other requests can be sent to Dr. Sarah L Hanson at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (517) 264-3944.
Star Talk: The Spring Sky
This live planetarium program will feature the Sun, Summer constellations, and visible planets. Special attention will be paid to objects that are easily visible with binoculars or a small telescope along with a discussion of the different types of viewing aids that amateur astronomers use to explore the night sky.
The show will end with Solar Quest, a short fulldome movie that shows the interconnectedness ofthe Sun and Earth, including how space weather affects the atmosphere to create the northern lights and distorts Earths the magnetic field. You will see images of granules, solar flares and coronal mass ejections from the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) and learn how scientists are using the observatory to predict space weather.
Shows will be on the following Fridays at 7:00 PM
June 12 & 26
July 17 & 31