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Dome Shows and Schedule

All shows include fulldome show, short movie, and brief seasonal planetarium show.
Guests are  invited to experience our interactive exhibits, NOAA Science On a Sphere, and More!
Doors open approximately 30 minutes before first show.

 

TICKETS

Adults & Children 4+

$8*

Members &
Children <4

FREE*

CCPS Staff
(1 per ID)

FREE*

Invaders of Mars!

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January 25 | 6:30 PM

Includes Flight to the Moon short

Invaders of Mars!

Explore the Martian surface as seen by Earth’s various spacecraft “invaders” and use the data gathered to explore the red planet. We emerge with a new perspective on the red planet Mars. Narrated by Tom Baker.

Audience:  Ages 13+
Time:  25 min

Wonders of the Arctic

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January 26 | 6:30 PM

showings includE Space Shapes Short

Wonders of the Arctic

Wonders of the Arctic centers on our ongoing mission to explore and come to terms with the Arctic, and the compelling stories of our many forays into this captivating place will be interwoven to create a unifying message about the state of the Arctic today.  Underlying all these tales is the crucial role that ice plays in the northern environment and the changes that are quickly overtaking the people and animals who have adapted to this land of ice and snow.

Audience:  All Ages
Time:  40 min

Kaluokahina: The Enchanted Reef

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DATES TBD

Kaluoka'Hina: The Enchanted Reef

The vastness of our planet’s oceans guards unimaginable secrets. One of its most precious is Kaluoka’hina, the enchanted reef whose magic protects it against humans finding it.
Kaluoka’hina’s colorful inhabitants have thus always lived in peace… until the volcano erupts, and the spell is broken. Now it’s up to the young sawfish Jake and his paranoid pal Shorty to restore the magic of Kaluoka’hina.
Their only lead: the ancient legend that tells of touching the moon… But how is a fish supposed to touch the moon? This is just one of the intriguing puzzles that Jake and Shorty have to solve on their most exciting adventure ever: the quest to save their beloved reef.

Audience:  All Ages
Time:  32 min

In My Backyard

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DATES TBD

In My Backyard

Join children’s entertainer Fred Penner from TV’s Nickelodeon as he explores things large and small, from the colors of the rainbow, to the reasons for the seasons. Through the use of entertaining songs and immersive environments, children are encouraged to participate while learning about the planets, constellations, meteors, the moon and more.

Audience:  Ages 3+
Time:  31 min

Civil Rights to Star Wars

DATES TBD

Civil Rights to Star Wars

JERSC Original
A journey through time from Rosa Parks’ arrest through the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Relive the Montgomery bus boycott, the F.W. Woolworth Lunch Counter, and other non-violent protests. Join Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,

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from his incarceration at the Birmingham Jail, to his memorable speech at the March on Washington. Experience the despair of King’s death. Rejoice in the obstacles which have been overcome: first with Americans’ landing on the Moon, our missions on the Space Shuttle, and concluding with our reach into the science-fiction heavens of Star Wars.

Audience:  Ages 10+
Time:  40 min

Follow the Drinking Gourd

DATES TBD

Follow the Drinking Gourd

JERSC Original
Retrace the steps of slaves, from their imprisonment in Africa, their transport across the Atlantic, their auction and enslavement in the south, to their bid for freedom via the Underground Railroad. Our original fulldome production of The Drinking Gourd

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takes the dangerous journey from Mobile, Alabama – tracking the stars and symbols etched on tree trunks – up to the Ohio River, across to Paducah, Kentucky; and onto freedom in the north. Meet operatives along the way, including Peg-Leg Joe, the old man waitin’ to carry you to freedom. Look into the night sky, unlock the secret code shared between the slaves, and follow The Drinking Gourd.

Audience:  Ages 9+
Time:  26 min

Lincoln 150

Dates TBD

Lincoln 150

JERSC Original

Audience:  Ages 10+
Time:  25 min

* Admission rates subject to change

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