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.
Khrumka’s Adventures in the Winter Forest
On their way through the fairy tale winter forest, little Khrumka and his friends watch the Northern Lights, witness the flight of an asteroid, and admire the constellations of the winter sky. Thrilling rides, magic, and surprises await them on their fantastic journey.”
Saturday, December 1, 10-11 am
Season of Light
Get in the holiday spirit! “Season of Light” traces the history of many of the world’s December holiday customs, recounting the historical, religious and cultural rituals practiced during the time of winter solstice. It also takes a look at some of our more light-hearted seasonal traditions.
Sunday, December 2, 3-4 pm
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.
Tuesday, December 4, 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.
Saturday, December 8, 10 amSunday, December 9, 3 pm