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Angelo State University Planetarium

Planetarium

The newly renovated ASU Planetarium now contains the distinctive combination of a Sci-Dome HD digital projector and large tilted dome theater. The Sci-Dome HD projector is capable of projecting more than 500 million stars and celestial objects.

Planetarium renovations were funded by the U.S. Department of Defense.

Located on the first floor in the Vincent Nursing-Physical Science Building, the Planetarium is used as a multimedia immersive classroom for astronomy, physical science and geology courses as well as classes taught through the Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Security Studies.

The Planetarium is also one of the largest community outreach programs on campus. About 9,700 students of all ages attend viewings at the Planetarium each year. School and public Planetarium programs are scheduled when ASU classes are in session.

Planetarium Schedule

  • Planetarium Show: “Solar Superstorms”

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    Thursday, September 8, 7pm
    Shows weekly until November 18
    The ASU Planetarium will present the full-dome public astronomy show “Solar Superstorms” at 7 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 8 - Nov. 17, in the Vincent Nursing-Physical Science Building, 2333 Vanderventer St.
  • Planetarium Show: “Lewis & Clark: Great Journey West”

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    Thursday, September 8, 8pm
    Shows weekly until November 18
    The ASU Planetarium will present the full-dome public astronomy show “Lewis & Clark: Great Journey West” at 8 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 8 - Nov. 17, in the Vincent Nursing-Physical Science Building, 2333 Vanderventer St.

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Admission For Public Programs

  • $3 for adult general admission
  • $2 for children, senior citizens and active military
  • No charge for ASU students, faculty and staff
  • Tickets available only at the door

For More Information

  • Call 325-942-2188 for a recorded message.
  • Call 325-942-2136 for additional information.
  • E-mail: msonntag@angelo.edu