Digital and Live Full-Dome Planetarium Shows
Our digital full-dome theater features a seamless 33-foot diameter dome and a dual-projector 4k laser projection system. Digistar 7 by Evans & Sutherland transforms our planetarium into a virtual starship, creating real-time visualizations that transport our audience to other planets, star systems, and beyond. Our planetarium also screens pre-recorded shows on a variety of topics including spaceflight, aviation, biology, and history.
We have an audience capacity of 65 seats for regular shows, with the ability to expand to 85 seats for special events. All seats are removable for easy accessibility.
This Week’s Public Show Schedule (July 5-8)
- 11AM: One World One Sky, Big Bird’s Adventure (young audiences)
- 2PM: Birth of Planet Earth (all ages)
- 4PM Forward! To the Moon (all ages)
Admission to public shows requires a media pass, which can be purchased at the front desk. One media pass grants admission to all planetarium shows and special presentations for the day.
The planetarium is also available for private bookings and events, including school trips, scout groups, birthday parties, corporate events, and weddings. Contact us for more info.
Have questions about astronomy and space science? Ask an astronomer and check out our social media to see if your question has been answered!
The Henry B. duPont III Planetarium is brought to you by the Nor’easter Foundation.