Housed in a 30 ft dome with a seating capacity of 60, the Planetarium  is equipped with:

A SPITZ 512 Star Projector
40+ Allsky, Panorama, and special effects
DVD, VCR, and Laser Disc players
Sony Video and LCD projectors with video and internet hook-up capability
Two laser light systems. 

The Planetarium offers a wide array of educational programs for all ages: Star Shows, Videos, Laser Disc, etc.  Many of these shows are suitable for use by school teachers K-16 as curriculum.   Teachers and groups are welcome and encouraged to utilize planetarium facilities, equipment and personnel in presenting their own Power Points, video and other viewing materials for  classroom instruction in the theater. 


Teachers interested in coming should contact the planetarium as soon as possible. All shows at the planetarium are free, but are conducted by reservation only.  Groups of 20 or more may schedule their own show.  Individuals and groups with less than 20 are encouraged to join other groups with reservations.  A list of available shows is available at the Planetarium website.   For more information, visitors may call (252)335-3SKY and visit the website at: