Robinson Planetarium announces September program schedule

ADRIAN — The Robinson Planetarium at Adrian College has set its “Star Talk and Seeing” program schedule for September. Shows are for all ages and scheduled on Fridays in September — 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th — starting promptly at 7 p.m.

Star Talk: The Fall Skies: The Robinson Planetarium will have a look at The Fall Constellations in Michigan’s sky. Shining star constellations from the zodiac Taurus bull and Gemini the twins with the Summer Triangle still high in the sky; Lyra, Cygnus, and Aquila. The Planetarium will have a brief look at the new NASA Moon and Mars human launch vehicle the Artemis, scheduled to launch in late September.

This Planetarium’s feature Fulldome show will follow the journey of a single photon as it is produced in a distant star, before traveling across the vast expanse of space to land on someone’s retina. This fulldome planetarium show explores some of the fascinating processes of the cosmos, from astrophysics to the biology of the eye and brain. The show is narrated by astronomer and science communicator, Neil deGrasse Tyson.

All programs are free and open to the public. Each program lasts approximately 50 minutes.

The Robinson Planetarium is located at the eastern end of Peelle Hall on the corner of Charles and Williams streets on the Adrian College campus. Lawn signs will be posted.

For more information, contact Planetarium Director Mark Fairclough at 265.5161 ext. 4788 or email mfairclough@adrian.edu.