Imagine soaring out to the farthest known quasar, exploring recently discovered galaxies, or journeying through an historic civilization.
The Minnesota State University Moorhead planetarium offers a variety of multimedia presentations that awe, amaze, entertain and educate viewers of all ages. Tour the planets and known universe through a night sky simulation that delivers spectacular imagery through a dynamic and total immersion experience. The planetarium uses the premier Elumenati projector and Uniview scientific software used by the most prestigious planetariums in the country. The planetarium comfortably seats 62, and serves 10,000 visitors annually.
Planetarium 50th Anniversary Donation
In recognition of the half-century milestone, the MSUM Planetarium is raising funds to help offset the cost of a new laser projection and music system. Support community education by bringing the next generation of education to the MSUM Planetarium.
Come see the stars through telescopes at the RSCCome join the MSUM student Astronomy Club and the community Fargo-Moorhead Astronomy Club for free sky viewing through telescopes at the MSUM Regional Science Center on Fri, Nov 17, 5-8PM, weather permitting. You should be able to get a glimpse of the Moon, Saturn, Jupiter, and more! Dress warm — the RSC building will be open during the event but […]
MSUM Student, Alumni, Staff and Faculty support Dakota Nights at Theodore Roosevelt National ParkStudents, alumni, staff and faculty from MSUM were critical to the success of the Dakota Nights Astronomy Festival at Theodore Roosevelt National Park the weekend of Sep 15-17. Over 300 visitors to the park looked through telescopes, got a tour of the night time sky or safely observed the Sun. Over half the volunteers were from MSUM. The largest contingent […]
Planetarium collaborates with The Spirit Room for NEA Big Read GrantThis weekend kicks off our unique collaboration with The Spirit Room’s grant work for an NEA Big Read grant award, which requires us to hold a number of events of different types in response to a book we have chosen (“The Bear”) to be the focus of the grant. Steve Makela, member, Spirit Room Board of Directors, describes it this […]
CSHE Student Research – Call for ProposalsThe College of Science, Health, and the Environment invites proposals for funding to support student research. For more information on application guidelines and how to apply, please review the attached PDF or reach out to the CSHE office directly. Application forms for both Fall Student Research Funding and Requests for Travel Support can be found at https://www.mnstate.edu/academics/colleges-schools/cshe/scholarships/, under “Student […]
Deadline Soon! Last chance to enter to WIN!Tell us how to reach you; The MSUM Planetarium wants to know The MSUM Planetarium wants to better understand how students interact with our advertisements. We would love your feedback through this BRIEF survey (really, it’s short, we promise)! As an incentive, we are giving away a planetarium hoodie and sticker/swag package through a random drawing of survey participants. Take a minute, answer a […]
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