Robinson Planetarium November Shows Announced

Events to play throughout the month on the campus of Adrian College.

ADRIAN, Mich – The Robinson Planetarium and Observatory has announced its upcoming show schedule for November. The following events will be playing throughout the month in the Robinson Planetarium on the campus of Adrian College. Admission is free for all showings.

 

Schedule of Events for November

 

Flight Adventures Discover the science of flight through the eyes of a young girl and her grandfather as they explore how birds, kites, planes, and models fly.  In this Fulldome planetarium show, you will journey through the history of flight and into the future to learn how NASA is discovering new and safer ways to travel with the help of future engineers and aviators.

 

Shows will be on the following Fridays at 7:00 PM:

November 1

November 15

November 22

 

Star Talk: Thanksgivings Earthly Bounties This live star presentation will explore the Autumn constellations as well as some of the names Native Americans have given the Moon.  The period of time following the early autumn Harvest and Hunter Moons was set aside for feasting and celebrating the Earth’s bounty.  In November, the Algonquian Beaver Moon reflects the time when beavers were preparing for winter and hunters set traps.  The skins and furs provided household items and warm clothing for the coming winter months.

 

Shows will be on the following Fridays at 7:00 PM:

November 8

November 29

 

For more information please see our web page at the following new address: http://adrian.edu/campus-life/planetarium/

 

Group reservations and special showings for some of these programs can be arranged by emailing Mark Fairclough at mfairclough@adrian.edu or calling the planetarium at (517) 265-5161 Ext. 4788.  All other requests can be sent to Dr. Sarah L Hanson at slhanson@adrian.edu.

 

Please note that renovations of the science building have limited planetarium access to the northeast entrance of Peelle Hall near the loading dock. Also, due to the construction at Peelle Hall, the Robinson Planetarium will not be handicap accessible until September 30, 2014.  We are sorry for any inconvenience.  Any questions should be directed to Dr. Agnes Caldwell, Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs at 517-265-5161, extension 4466.