WSC Planetarium Opens 2021 Fall Planetarium, Laser Shows

WAYNE – Throughout the fall semester at Wayne State College, the WSC Planetarium will offer both planetarium and laser shows.

According to a release from Wayne State College, each weekend will feature a specific theme for the planetarium shows presented including The Solar System, The Search for Life in the Universe, A Tribute to Science Fiction, and, of course Kids weekends.

You may also enjoy the lights and music of the many laser shows presented throughout the season including Classic Rock, Laser Country, Laser Beatles and Pink Floyd.

Planetarium shows will be offered at 7 p.m. each Friday and 1 p.m. on Saturday while laser shows will follow at 8 p.m. each Friday and 2 p.m. each Saturday.

The ‘Kids’ weekend is Friday, September 17 and Saturday, September 18 with shows for youth from pre-k to second grade. The Fred G. Dale Planetarium is located in the lower level of the Carhart Science building on the campus of Wayne State College and is open each weekend for Fall 2021 shows through Saturday, November 20.

 Doors open 20 minutes prior to the start of a show. Planetarium shows generally include a tour of the current night sky, a view of the constellations and a fulldome video.

All shows last about 45 minutes. If you wish to book a private planetarium show, visit the main planetarium page for more information to contact the planetarium for a reservation.

A suggested donation of $5 will allow the WSC Planetarium to keep bringing in new shows as all donations are appreciated.

 ‘The Night Sky’ will be put on display this weekend at the WSC Planetarium.

 Visit www.wsc.edu/planetarium to see the full schedule of planetarium and laser shows and to learn how to book your own private show. Any questions or comments can be sent to Dr. Todd Young at toyoung1@wsc.edu.

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