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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: “Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity”

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    Thursday, May 5, 7pm
    Shows weekly until May 13
    The ASU Planetarium will present the full-dome astronomy show “Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity” on Thursdays at 7 p.m. from March 24 through May 12 in the Vincent Nursing-Physical Science Building.
  • Planetarium: “Natural Selection”

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    Thursday, May 5, 8pm
    Shows weekly until May 13
    The ASU Planetarium will present the full-dome astronomy show “Natural Selection” on Thursdays at 8 p.m. from March 24 through May 12 in the Vincent Nursing-Physical Science Building.

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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