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.
What's Up?! A Monthly Night Sky Tour
Want to know what you can see in the sky this month? Don’t want to miss out on celestial events like meteor showers? This is the show for you! Each month we will take a tour of what you can find in our sky for that month and what to look for. This show will be held on the first Tuesday of the month.
September 4 - December 4Tuesdays, 6:30 pm
Choose Your Own Space Adventure
Anyone remember those CYOA books? Well, now you can do them in space at the MSUM Planetarium! Become a co-pilot on a space adventure and choose your own destinations! Every show is different because the audience is the guide. These shows will be held every 2nd weekend of the month.
September 8 - December 9Saturdays, 10 am & Sundays, 3 pm
Solar System Explorers Program
Now for adults too! Grab your space passport and adventure with us to the far-off reaches of our Solar System. Visit each planet and get a planet sticker for your passport. Fill in all the planets and you become an official Solar System Explorer! Each month will feature different planets to visit. The cheapest, easiest, and SAFEST way to tour our Solar System!
Tour 1: Twinkle Tots (ages 2-5 yrs)September 15, 10 am
Tour 1: Astro Adventures (adults)September 15, 7 pm
Tour 1: Space Cadets (ages 6-10 yrs)September 16, 3 pm