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Physics & Astronomy
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Planetarium tours

planetarium

Daytime shows for schools

This program has been discontinued.

Evening public shows

Public show tickets are $5. They can be purchased at the door shortly before the show begins; cash only, please.

Handy links:


Current schedule:


DATE        TIME      GROUP                                  PRESENTER
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-- 2018 --

ALIVE dates:
Jun 5-7, 9-11, 13-15, 17-18, 20-22, 24-26, 27-29
Jul 7-9, 11-13, 15-16, 18-20, 23-25
Aug 13-15

RTSRE/INATS: Jul 23-27
Sun Dec 02  5:00pm "New Horizons: To Pluto and Beyond"        Jones --

Fri Nov 30  7:00pm "New Horizons: To Pluto and Beyond"        Jones --
Sun Nov 11  5:00pm "Mayan Astronomy"                        Worthey --
Fri Nov 09  7:00pm "Mayan Astronomy"                        Worthey --

Sun Oct 28  5:00pm "Haunted Skies"                            Jones --
Fri Oct 26  7:00pm "Haunted Skies"                            Jones --
Thu Oct 18  9:10am Honors 290                                 Allen 24
Sun Oct 14  5:00pm "Time for Dr. Who"                       Daniels --
Fri Oct 12  7:00pm "Time for Dr. Who"                       Daniels --
Fri Oct 05 11:00am Homeschool group                      Rosen(tbd) 10

Sun Sep 23  5:00pm "Solar System Sensation"                 Daniels --
Fri Sep 21  7:00pm "Solar System Sensation"                 Daniels --
Sun Sep 09  5:00pm "Venus Ascendant"                        Worthey  9
Fri Sep 07  7:00pm "Venus Ascendant"                        Worthey 13

Sun Aug 26  5:00pm "Galaxies like dust"                     Worthey 29
Fri Aug 24  7:00pm "Galaxies like dust"                     Worthey 40

Thu Jul 26 11:00am WSUCC preschoolers                       Worthey 16
Wed Jul 25 11:30am Lakeland School Dist, Rathdrum           Worthey 20
Sun Jul 22  5:00pm "Magnificent desolation"                   Jones 31
Fri Jul 20  7:00pm "Magnificent desolation"                   Jones 10
Thu Jul 19 11:00am Adult group                              Worthey 15
Tue Jul 10  ------ Rosmini College, NZ                      Worthey 20
Sun Jul 08  5:00pm "Hubblevision"                           Worthey 48
Fri Jul 06  7:00pm "Hubblevision"                           Worthey 24

Sun Jun 24  5:00pm "To boldly go"                             Jones 30
Fri Jun 22  7:00pm "To boldly go"                             Jones 32
Sun Jun 10  5:00pm "Planets rock"                             Jones 56
Fri Jun 08  7:00pm "Planets rock"                             Jones 34

Thu May 31  9:30am Lacrosse G5                                Allen 05
Tue May 29 10:00am Franklin Elementary Pullman                Allen 40
Tue May 29  9:00am Franklin Elementary Pullman                Allen 40
Sun May 27  5:00pm "Planets of summer"                      Worthey 44
Fri May 25  7:00pm "Planets of summer"                      Worthey 27
Fri May 25 10:00am Community Childcare (preschool)            Allen 20
Thu May 24  2:00pm Home schoolers                             Allen 25
Thu May 24 12:20pm Jefferson Elem                             Allen 30
Thu May 24 11:20pm Jefferson Elem                           Worthey 30
Thu May 24 10:20pm Jefferson Elem                           Worthey 30
Tue May 15  1:00pm Bovill Elementary G2 (2nd show)            Allen 40
Tue May 15 10:00am Bovill Elementary G2 (1st show)            Allen 40
Fri May 11 11:00am Washtucna HS                             Worthey 15
Tue May 08  1:00pm Pullman Christian G1-4                     Allen 25

** Final exam week April 30 - May 4; no shows **

Sun Apr 29  5:00pm "Drifters in the dark: Voyager 1 and 2"    Jones 18
Fri Apr 27  7:00pm "Drifters in the dark: Voyager 1 and 2"    Jones 24
Sun Apr 22  5:00pm "Dr Who's cosmos"                        Daniels 16
Fri Apr 20  7:00pm "Dr Who's cosmos"                        Daniels 25
Thu Apr 19  1:25pm ASTR 150                                    Bose 20
Wed Apr 11  6:00pm Envr sci 101                             Daniels 20
Sun Apr 08  1:00pm "Sky moms"                               Worthey 32
Sat Apr 07  2:30pm "Sky moms"                               Worthey 64
Sat Apr 07  1:00pm "Sky moms"                               Worthey 62
Fri Apr 06  7:00pm "Sky moms"                               Worthey 41
Mon Apr 02 10:30am YMCA                                       Jones 12

** Wed at noon Jan to Apr: "Stellar meditation". Wrigley. **

Sun Mar 25  5:00pm "Strange universe"                         Jones 16
Fri Mar 23  7:00pm "Strange universe"                         Jones 60
Thu Mar 22 10:30am UI-TRIO program                          Worthey 30
Tue Mar 20  6;00pm WSU Performing Arts                        Allen 10

** Spring break March 12-16; no shows **

Sun Feb 25  5:00pm "Cosmic fireworks"                         Jones 25
Fri Feb 23  7:00pm "Cosmic fireworks"                         Jones 08
Wed Feb 14  8:30pm "Some like it hot"                       Worthey 10
Wed Feb 14  7:00pm "Some like it hot"                       Worthey 09
Sun Feb 11  5:00pm "HST's greatest hits"                    Worthey 24
Fri Feb 09  7:00pm "HST's greatest hits"                    Worthey 20
Tue Feb 06 10:30am Heights Elem Highly Capable program        Allen 25

Sun Jan 28  5:00pm "Millions of miles to Mars"                Jones 12
Fri Jan 26  7:00pm "Millions of miles to Mars"                Jones 23
Wed Jan 24 12:00pm Stellar meditation                       Wrigley 02
Fri Jan 19  1:10pm Astronomy 135                               Duez 17
Thu Jan 18 12:00pm Astronomy 135                               Duez 25
Thu Jan 18  9:10pm Astronomy 135                               Duez 19
Wed Jan 17 12:10pm Astronomy 135                               Duez 22
Wed Jan 10  2:10pm Honors 290                                 Allen 24
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