Khan Planetarium, ECSU

Reach For the Stars at Elizabeth City State University

The mission of the Khan Planetarium, ECSU is to support the University's mission by serving as a community outreach program and academic support unit that provides educational programming (PK-College level) to ECSU students and faculty, regional schools and the community at large.

Open House Feature Presentations

African American History Month
Tuesday and Wednesday, February 23
rd and 24th

Khan Planetarium at Elizabeth City State University will celebrate African American History Month on Tuesday and Wednesday, February 23rd and 24th, 2016 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm. The exact times and shows for this event are as follows:

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 Tuesday, February 23, 2016
9:00 African Contributions to American History 9:00 Follow the Drinking Gourd
9:30 Understanding the Civil Rights Movement – Part I 9:30 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - I Have a Dream
10:00 Understanding the Civil Rights Movement – Part II 10:00 George Washington Carver
10:30 The Saga of Slavery 10:30 Thurgood Marshall
11:00 The Underground Railroad (30 min) 11:00 W.E.B. Dubois
11:30 The Underground Railroad (90 min) 11:30 Mary McLeod Bethune
    12:00 Booker T. Washington
    12:30 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – (ECSU Tribute)

Valentine’s Day at the Planetarium
Monday, February 15, 2016

4:30 PM Laser Love Songs
5:00 PM Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus & Andromeda
5:30 PM Live Night Sky Presentation
6:00 PM Legends of the Night Sky: Orion
6:30 PM Laser Love Songs

 

Women's History MonthNational Women's History Month

For National Women's History Month, join theKhan Planetarium at Elizabeth City State University on March 16, 2016 from 4:30 – 7:30 pm for video presentations, laser light show and night sky demonstration. All Shows are FREE and by Reservation Only. Call (252)335-3SKY for questions and to reserve.

4:30pm Joan of Arc (Animated)
5:00pm Equality: A History of the Women's Movement
5:30pm Laser Light Show: A Tribute to Women Artists
6:00pm A Fine and Long Tradition
6:30pm Live Night Sky Presentation
7:00pm There's No Such Thing As Women's Work
7:30pm End

 

All Shows are FREE and by Reservation Only
For more information and reservation ~ Call (252)335-3SKY/3759 or email at sakhan2@ecsu.edu. Visit Planetarium web-site at www.ecsu.edu/planetarium

Contact Us:

Planetarium
Khan Planetarium
Jimmy R. Jenkins Science Center
Elizabeth City State University
1704 Weeksville Road
Campus Box 845
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Phone: (252)335-3759
Fax: (252)335-3775
Email: sakhan2@mail.ecsu.edu