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Charles W. Brown Planetarium

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Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
765-285-8860

April 2019

Strange Alien Worlds

April 12, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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During this live presentation by astronomer and planetarium director, Dr. Kaitchuck, explore some of the thousands of planets. Many of these planets are unlike anything we expected to find. Come and learn how these discoveries are made and how we can search for life on these new worlds. Suitable for all ages 10+Seats given on a first come, first serve basis. Doors open 30 minutes before show time.

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The Real Universe in Real Time – Planetarium Show

April 13, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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FREE

Come to the Charles W. Brown Planetarium and watch as Ball State University astronomers and their students obtain deep-sky images with extremely light-sensitive cameras on telescopes located at dark sites in Arizona, South America and the Canary Islands. These telescopes span 7 time zones and give access to the Southern Hemisphere sky that is not visible from Indiana. BSU is part of the Southeastern Association for Research in Astronomy (SARA) that operates these research instruments through the Internet. You will…

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The Real Universe in Real Time – Planetarium Show

April 13, 2019 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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One event on March 16, 2019 at 7:30 pm

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One event on April 13, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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FREE

Come to the Charles W. Brown Planetarium and watch as Ball State University astronomers and their students obtain deep-sky images with extremely light-sensitive cameras on telescopes located at dark sites in Arizona, South America and the Canary Islands. These telescopes span 7 time zones and give access to the Southern Hemisphere sky that is not visible from Indiana. BSU is part of the Southeastern Association for Research in Astronomy (SARA) that operates these research instruments through the Internet. You will…

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Black Holes, Wormholes, and the Movies – Planetarium Show

April 19, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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A place from which nothing can escape, not even light, is called a black hole. Once thought to be only a mathematical curiosity, astronomers now think they are real. The theory of relativity also predicts the existence of wormholes that connect different regions of the universe. Popular movies have shown black holes as places of great destruction and wormholes as a way for instantaneous travel across the galaxy. But is any of this true? Did Hollywood get it right?

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Black Holes, Wormholes, and the Movies – Planetarium Show

April 19, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on April 26, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 26, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map

A place from which nothing can escape, not even light, is called a black hole. Once thought to be only a mathematical curiosity, astronomers now think they are real. The theory of relativity also predicts the existence of wormholes that connect different regions of the universe. Popular movies have shown black holes as places of great destruction and wormholes as a way for instantaneous travel across the galaxy. But is any of this true? Did Hollywood get it right?

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Black Holes, Wormholes, and the Movies – Planetarium Show

April 26, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on April 19, 2019 at 8:00 pm

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One event on April 26, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map

A place from which nothing can escape, not even light, is called a black hole. Once thought to be only a mathematical curiosity, astronomers now think they are real. The theory of relativity also predicts the existence of wormholes that connect different regions of the universe. Popular movies have shown black holes as places of great destruction and wormholes as a way for instantaneous travel across the galaxy. But is any of this true? Did Hollywood get it right?

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Black Holes, Wormholes, and the Movies – Planetarium Show

April 26, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on April 26, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 26, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map

A place from which nothing can escape, not even light, is called a black hole. Once thought to be only a mathematical curiosity, astronomers now think they are real. The theory of relativity also predicts the existence of wormholes that connect different regions of the universe. Popular movies have shown black holes as places of great destruction and wormholes as a way for instantaneous travel across the galaxy. But is any of this true? Did Hollywood get it right?

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May 2019

Muncie Symphony Orchestra: Planetarium Concert

May 18, 2019 @ 2:30 pm
Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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$20

Join friends of the MSO for three intimate concerts around Delaware County where you will see, hear, and feel the music! At each performance, you are welcomed to enjoy complimentary food and drink. After the concert, converse with the artists and fellow audience members. Our much anticipated, family-friendly concert in the Charles W. Brown Planetarium, on the beautiful Ball State campus, also includes our Instrument Petting Zoo on Saturday, May 18 with two concerts at 2:30 pm and 4:30 pm.

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June 2019

Charles W Brown Planetarium – Summer Free Show – One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure

June 7, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
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Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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FREE

Follow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a new friend from China. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. They will also find shapes in the sky that will help them find the North Star. This cross-cultural adventure opens children's eyes to the sky, helping them see how people all over the world are connected. Families…

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Charles W Brown Planetarium – Summer Free Show – Dawn of the Space Age

June 7, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
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Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map
FREE

From the launch of the first artificial satellite Sputnik, to the magnificent lunar landings and privately operated space flights. Be immersed and overwhelmed with this most accurate historic reconstruction of Man’s first steps into space. Who were these Men and Women that took part in these death defying endeavors? Witness their drive, their passion, and their perseverance to explore, in Dawn of the Space Age. Program Information Intended Audience: All ages 8 and up Runtime: Approximately 40 minutes total

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Charles W Brown Planetarium – Summer Free Show – One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure

June 21, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
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Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map
FREE

Follow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a new friend from China. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. They will also find shapes in the sky that will help them find the North Star. This cross-cultural adventure opens children's eyes to the sky, helping them see how people all over the world are connected. Families…

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Charles W Brown Planetarium – Summer Free Show – Dawn of the Space Age

June 21, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
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One event on July 12, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map
FREE

From the launch of the first artificial satellite Sputnik, to the magnificent lunar landings and privately operated space flights. Be immersed and overwhelmed with this most accurate historic reconstruction of Man’s first steps into space. Who were these Men and Women that took part in these death defying endeavors? Witness their drive, their passion, and their perseverance to explore, in Dawn of the Space Age. Program Information Intended Audience: All ages 8 and up Runtime: Approximately 40 minutes total

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Charles W Brown Planetarium – Summer Free Show – One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure

June 28, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
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One event on June 21, 2019 at 5:30 pm

One event on June 28, 2019 at 5:30 pm

One event on July 12, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map
FREE

Follow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a new friend from China. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. They will also find shapes in the sky that will help them find the North Star. This cross-cultural adventure opens children's eyes to the sky, helping them see how people all over the world are connected. Families…

Find out more »

Charles W Brown Planetarium – Summer Free Show – Dawn of the Space Age

June 28, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
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One event on June 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 28, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on July 12, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map
FREE

From the launch of the first artificial satellite Sputnik, to the magnificent lunar landings and privately operated space flights. Be immersed and overwhelmed with this most accurate historic reconstruction of Man’s first steps into space. Who were these Men and Women that took part in these death defying endeavors? Witness their drive, their passion, and their perseverance to explore, in Dawn of the Space Age. Program Information Intended Audience: All ages 8 and up Runtime: Approximately 40 minutes total

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July 2019

Universe of Stories – Planetarium Show

July 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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FREE

Visit Ball State’s Charles W. Brown Planetarium for a Muncie Public Library sponsored star show, A Universe of Stories. The show will be focused on celestial bodies featured in TV shows, literature, mythology, and history. Free Admission! Seating is limited and done on a first-come, first-served basis. We do our best to open doors 30 minutes before showtime.

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Sunset Meditation in the Brown Planetarium

July 11, 2019 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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FREE

Enjoy a free guided meditation session in the Brown Planetarium on Thursday, July 11 at 11:15 am. View an amazing sunset over the Grand Canyon and relax under the planetarium’s night sky filled with millions of stars. Your experience will be guided by Assistant Planetarium Director, Dayna Thompson, and Associate Director for Clinical Services and Psychologist, Timothy Hess. No prior meditation experience is required! The meditation session is free and open to the public.

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Charles W Brown Planetarium – Summer Free Show – One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure

July 12, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
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One event on June 28, 2019 at 5:30 pm

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Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map
FREE

Follow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a new friend from China. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. They will also find shapes in the sky that will help them find the North Star. This cross-cultural adventure opens children's eyes to the sky, helping them see how people all over the world are connected. Families…

Find out more »

Charles W Brown Planetarium – Summer Free Show – Dawn of the Space Age

July 12, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
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One event on June 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 28, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on July 12, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map
FREE

From the launch of the first artificial satellite Sputnik, to the magnificent lunar landings and privately operated space flights. Be immersed and overwhelmed with this most accurate historic reconstruction of Man’s first steps into space. Who were these Men and Women that took part in these death defying endeavors? Witness their drive, their passion, and their perseverance to explore, in Dawn of the Space Age. Program Information Intended Audience: All ages 8 and up Runtime: Approximately 40 minutes total

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Charles W Brown Planetarium – Summer Free Show – Special 50th Anniversary Apollo Programs

July 20, 2019 @ 2:30 pm
Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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FREE

JULY 20 – Saturday at 2:30 pm – The historic Apollo lunar landing on July 20, 1969 paved the way for future space exploration and opened the door to boundless curiosity and discovery. Join us on July 20, 2019 as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission. We will be showing a series of programs to celebrate the day, including the premier of a new program on Mars – perhaps our next destination for human space travel! Recommended…

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Charles W Brown Planetarium – Summer Free Show – Astronaut

July 26, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Friday, repeating until August 9, 2019

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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JULY 26 & AUGUST 2, 9 – Fridays at 5:30 p.m. – The exploration of space is the greatest endeavor that humankind has ever undertaken. What does it take to be part of this incredible journey? What does it take to become an astronaut? Experience a rocket launch from inside the body of an astronaut, explore the amazing worlds of inner and outer space, and discover the perils that lurk in space as we subject Chad, our test astronaut, to…

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August 2019

Charles W Brown Planetarium – Summer Free Show – Astronaut

August 2, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Friday, repeating until August 9, 2019

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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FREE

JULY 26 & AUGUST 2, 9 – Fridays at 5:30 p.m. – The exploration of space is the greatest endeavor that humankind has ever undertaken. What does it take to be part of this incredible journey? What does it take to become an astronaut? Experience a rocket launch from inside the body of an astronaut, explore the amazing worlds of inner and outer space, and discover the perils that lurk in space as we subject Chad, our test astronaut, to…

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Charles W Brown Planetarium – Summer Free Show – Astronaut

August 9, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Friday, repeating until August 9, 2019

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map
FREE

JULY 26 & AUGUST 2, 9 – Fridays at 5:30 p.m. – The exploration of space is the greatest endeavor that humankind has ever undertaken. What does it take to be part of this incredible journey? What does it take to become an astronaut? Experience a rocket launch from inside the body of an astronaut, explore the amazing worlds of inner and outer space, and discover the perils that lurk in space as we subject Chad, our test astronaut, to…

Find out more »

We Are Stars – Planetarium Show

August 30, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on September 13, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on September 14, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on August 31, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on September 7, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on September 14, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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FREE

Narrated by Andy Serkis, this program seeks to answer some of the biggest questions of all time. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, our explosive origins and connect life on Earth to the evolution of the Universe. A family-friendly film full of fun, adventure, and enlightenment.

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We Are Stars – Planetarium Show

August 31, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on August 31, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on September 7, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on September 14, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map
FREE

Narrated by Andy Serkis, this program seeks to answer some of the biggest questions of all time. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, our explosive origins and connect life on Earth to the evolution of the Universe. A family-friendly film full of fun, adventure, and enlightenment.

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We Are Stars – Planetarium Show

August 31, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on September 14, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on August 31, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on September 7, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on September 14, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map
FREE

Narrated by Andy Serkis, this program seeks to answer some of the biggest questions of all time. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, our explosive origins and connect life on Earth to the evolution of the Universe. A family-friendly film full of fun, adventure, and enlightenment.

Find out more »

We Are Stars – Planetarium Show

August 31, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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One event on September 13, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on September 14, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on August 31, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on September 7, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on September 14, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map
FREE

Narrated by Andy Serkis, this program seeks to answer some of the biggest questions of all time. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, our explosive origins and connect life on Earth to the evolution of the Universe. A family-friendly film full of fun, adventure, and enlightenment.

Find out more »

September 2019

We Are Stars – Planetarium Show

September 6, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on September 13, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on September 14, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on August 31, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on September 7, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on September 14, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map
FREE

Narrated by Andy Serkis, this program seeks to answer some of the biggest questions of all time. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, our explosive origins and connect life on Earth to the evolution of the Universe. A family-friendly film full of fun, adventure, and enlightenment.

Find out more »

We Are Stars – Planetarium Show

September 7, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on August 31, 2019 at 6:30 pm

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One event on September 13, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on September 14, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on August 31, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on September 7, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on September 14, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map
FREE

Narrated by Andy Serkis, this program seeks to answer some of the biggest questions of all time. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, our explosive origins and connect life on Earth to the evolution of the Universe. A family-friendly film full of fun, adventure, and enlightenment.

Find out more »

We Are Stars – Planetarium Show

September 7, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on September 14, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on August 31, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on September 7, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on September 14, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map
FREE

Narrated by Andy Serkis, this program seeks to answer some of the biggest questions of all time. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, our explosive origins and connect life on Earth to the evolution of the Universe. A family-friendly film full of fun, adventure, and enlightenment.

Find out more »

We Are Stars – Planetarium Show

September 7, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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One event on September 14, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on August 31, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on September 7, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on September 14, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map
FREE

Narrated by Andy Serkis, this program seeks to answer some of the biggest questions of all time. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, our explosive origins and connect life on Earth to the evolution of the Universe. A family-friendly film full of fun, adventure, and enlightenment.

Find out more »

We Are Stars – Planetarium Show

September 13, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on September 13, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on September 14, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on August 31, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on September 7, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on September 14, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map
FREE

Narrated by Andy Serkis, this program seeks to answer some of the biggest questions of all time. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, our explosive origins and connect life on Earth to the evolution of the Universe. A family-friendly film full of fun, adventure, and enlightenment.

Find out more »

We Are Stars – Planetarium Show

September 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on September 13, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on September 14, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on August 31, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on September 7, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on September 14, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map
FREE

Narrated by Andy Serkis, this program seeks to answer some of the biggest questions of all time. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, our explosive origins and connect life on Earth to the evolution of the Universe. A family-friendly film full of fun, adventure, and enlightenment.

Find out more »

We Are Stars – Planetarium Show

September 14, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on September 13, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on September 14, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on August 31, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on September 7, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on September 14, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map
FREE

Narrated by Andy Serkis, this program seeks to answer some of the biggest questions of all time. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, our explosive origins and connect life on Earth to the evolution of the Universe. A family-friendly film full of fun, adventure, and enlightenment.

Find out more »

We Are Stars – Planetarium Show

September 14, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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One event on September 14, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on August 31, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on September 7, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on September 14, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map
FREE

Narrated by Andy Serkis, this program seeks to answer some of the biggest questions of all time. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, our explosive origins and connect life on Earth to the evolution of the Universe. A family-friendly film full of fun, adventure, and enlightenment.

Find out more »

Into the Darkness – Planetarium Show

September 27, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
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Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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FREE

People often peer into the darkness of the night sky and wonder what is there. These seemingly dark regions are actually filled with nebulae, star clusters, and other galaxies. Come learn how to navigate the sky by using bright stars and constellations, and discover what fascinating objects exist deep in space.

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Into the Darkness – Planetarium Show

September 28, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
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Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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People often peer into the darkness of the night sky and wonder what is there. These seemingly dark regions are actually filled with nebulae, star clusters, and other galaxies. Come learn how to navigate the sky by using bright stars and constellations, and discover what fascinating objects exist deep in space.

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Into the Darkness – Planetarium Show

September 28, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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One event on October 5, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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People often peer into the darkness of the night sky and wonder what is there. These seemingly dark regions are actually filled with nebulae, star clusters, and other galaxies. Come learn how to navigate the sky by using bright stars and constellations, and discover what fascinating objects exist deep in space.

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October 2019

Into the Darkness – Planetarium Show

October 4, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on September 28, 2019 at 6:30 pm

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One event on October 5, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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People often peer into the darkness of the night sky and wonder what is there. These seemingly dark regions are actually filled with nebulae, star clusters, and other galaxies. Come learn how to navigate the sky by using bright stars and constellations, and discover what fascinating objects exist deep in space.

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Into the Darkness – Planetarium Show

October 5, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on October 5, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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People often peer into the darkness of the night sky and wonder what is there. These seemingly dark regions are actually filled with nebulae, star clusters, and other galaxies. Come learn how to navigate the sky by using bright stars and constellations, and discover what fascinating objects exist deep in space.

Find out more »

Into the Darkness – Planetarium Show

October 5, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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One event on September 28, 2019 at 8:00 pm

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One event on October 5, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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People often peer into the darkness of the night sky and wonder what is there. These seemingly dark regions are actually filled with nebulae, star clusters, and other galaxies. Come learn how to navigate the sky by using bright stars and constellations, and discover what fascinating objects exist deep in space.

Find out more »

Halloween: Celestial Origins – Planetarium Show

October 18, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on October 26, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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What do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes… astronomy? After all, Halloween is an astronomical holiday! During this program you will learn the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day.” We will also explore the night sky and learn what planets, constellations, and stars will be out on your Halloween evening.

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Halloween: Celestial Origins – Planetarium Show

October 19, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
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Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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What do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes… astronomy? After all, Halloween is an astronomical holiday! During this program you will learn the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day.” We will also explore the night sky and learn what planets, constellations, and stars will be out on your Halloween evening.

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Halloween: Celestial Origins – Planetarium Show

October 19, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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One event on October 26, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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What do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes… astronomy? After all, Halloween is an astronomical holiday! During this program you will learn the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day.” We will also explore the night sky and learn what planets, constellations, and stars will be out on your Halloween evening.

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Halloween: Celestial Origins – Planetarium Show

October 19, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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One event on October 26, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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What do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes… astronomy? After all, Halloween is an astronomical holiday! During this program you will learn the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day.” We will also explore the night sky and learn what planets, constellations, and stars will be out on your Halloween evening.

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Halloween: Celestial Origins – Planetarium Show

October 25, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
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Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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What do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes… astronomy? After all, Halloween is an astronomical holiday! During this program you will learn the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day.” We will also explore the night sky and learn what planets, constellations, and stars will be out on your Halloween evening.

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Halloween: Celestial Origins – Planetarium Show

October 26, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
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Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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What do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes… astronomy? After all, Halloween is an astronomical holiday! During this program you will learn the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day.” We will also explore the night sky and learn what planets, constellations, and stars will be out on your Halloween evening.

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Halloween: Celestial Origins – Planetarium Show

October 26, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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One event on October 19, 2019 at 8:00 pm

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One event on October 26, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on October 26, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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What do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes… astronomy? After all, Halloween is an astronomical holiday! During this program you will learn the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day.” We will also explore the night sky and learn what planets, constellations, and stars will be out on your Halloween evening.

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Halloween: Celestial Origins – Planetarium Show

October 26, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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One event on October 19, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on October 25, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on October 26, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on October 26, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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What do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes… astronomy? After all, Halloween is an astronomical holiday! During this program you will learn the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day.” We will also explore the night sky and learn what planets, constellations, and stars will be out on your Halloween evening.

Find out more »

November 2019

Dawn of the Space Age – Planetarium Show

November 8, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on November 9, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 9, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on November 15, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 16, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 16, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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From the launch of the first artificial satellite Sputnik, to the magnificent lunar landings and privately operated space flights. Be immersed and overwhelmed with this most accurate historic reconstruction of Man’s first steps into space. Who were these Men and Women that took part in these death defying endeavors? Witness their drive, their passion, and their perseverance to explore, in Dawn of the Space Age.

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Dawn of the Space Age – Planetarium Show

November 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on November 9, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 9, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on November 15, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 16, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 16, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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From the launch of the first artificial satellite Sputnik, to the magnificent lunar landings and privately operated space flights. Be immersed and overwhelmed with this most accurate historic reconstruction of Man’s first steps into space. Who were these Men and Women that took part in these death defying endeavors? Witness their drive, their passion, and their perseverance to explore, in Dawn of the Space Age.

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Dawn of the Space Age – Planetarium Show

November 9, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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One event on November 9, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on November 9, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on November 15, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on November 16, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on November 16, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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From the launch of the first artificial satellite Sputnik, to the magnificent lunar landings and privately operated space flights. Be immersed and overwhelmed with this most accurate historic reconstruction of Man’s first steps into space. Who were these Men and Women that took part in these death defying endeavors? Witness their drive, their passion, and their perseverance to explore, in Dawn of the Space Age.

Find out more »

Dawn of the Space Age – Planetarium Show

November 15, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on November 9, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 9, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on November 15, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 16, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 16, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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From the launch of the first artificial satellite Sputnik, to the magnificent lunar landings and privately operated space flights. Be immersed and overwhelmed with this most accurate historic reconstruction of Man’s first steps into space. Who were these Men and Women that took part in these death defying endeavors? Witness their drive, their passion, and their perseverance to explore, in Dawn of the Space Age.

Find out more »

Dawn of the Space Age – Planetarium Show

November 16, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on November 9, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 9, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on November 15, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 16, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 16, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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From the launch of the first artificial satellite Sputnik, to the magnificent lunar landings and privately operated space flights. Be immersed and overwhelmed with this most accurate historic reconstruction of Man’s first steps into space. Who were these Men and Women that took part in these death defying endeavors? Witness their drive, their passion, and their perseverance to explore, in Dawn of the Space Age.

Find out more »

Dawn of the Space Age – Planetarium Show

November 16, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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One event on November 9, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on November 9, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on November 15, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on November 16, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on November 16, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map
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From the launch of the first artificial satellite Sputnik, to the magnificent lunar landings and privately operated space flights. Be immersed and overwhelmed with this most accurate historic reconstruction of Man’s first steps into space. Who were these Men and Women that took part in these death defying endeavors? Witness their drive, their passion, and their perseverance to explore, in Dawn of the Space Age.

Find out more »

December 2019

The Christmas Star – Planetarium Show

December 6, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on December 7, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 7, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on December 13, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Over the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.

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The Christmas Star – Planetarium Show

December 7, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on December 7, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 7, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on December 13, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Over the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.

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The Christmas Star – Planetarium Show

December 7, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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One event on December 14, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Over the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.

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The Christmas Star – Planetarium Show

December 13, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on December 7, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 7, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on December 13, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Over the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.

Find out more »

The Christmas Star – Planetarium Show

December 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on December 7, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 7, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on December 13, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Over the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.

Find out more »

The Christmas Star – Planetarium Show

December 14, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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One event on December 7, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on December 7, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on December 13, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Over the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.

Find out more »

January 2020

Undiscovered Worlds: The Search Beyond our Sun – Planetarium Show

January 10, 2020 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on January 11, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 11, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 17, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 18, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 18, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 24, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 25, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 25, 2020 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Come explore a timeless question: Do other planets like Earth exist? Within the past few decades, astronomers have discovered thousands of planets orbiting other stars. Travel to distant stars, fly up to exotic planets, and imagine them up close in the planetarium. Experience how science is shifting our perspectives on humanity’s place in the cosmos.

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Undiscovered Worlds: The Search Beyond our Sun – Planetarium Show

January 11, 2020 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on January 11, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 11, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 17, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 18, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 18, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 24, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 25, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 25, 2020 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Come explore a timeless question: Do other planets like Earth exist? Within the past few decades, astronomers have discovered thousands of planets orbiting other stars. Travel to distant stars, fly up to exotic planets, and imagine them up close in the planetarium. Experience how science is shifting our perspectives on humanity’s place in the cosmos.

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Undiscovered Worlds: The Search Beyond our Sun – Planetarium Show

January 11, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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One event on January 11, 2020 at 8:00 pm

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One event on January 17, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 18, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 18, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 24, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 25, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 25, 2020 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Come explore a timeless question: Do other planets like Earth exist? Within the past few decades, astronomers have discovered thousands of planets orbiting other stars. Travel to distant stars, fly up to exotic planets, and imagine them up close in the planetarium. Experience how science is shifting our perspectives on humanity’s place in the cosmos.

Find out more »

Undiscovered Worlds: The Search Beyond our Sun – Planetarium Show

January 17, 2020 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on January 11, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 11, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 17, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 18, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 18, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 24, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 25, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 25, 2020 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Come explore a timeless question: Do other planets like Earth exist? Within the past few decades, astronomers have discovered thousands of planets orbiting other stars. Travel to distant stars, fly up to exotic planets, and imagine them up close in the planetarium. Experience how science is shifting our perspectives on humanity’s place in the cosmos.

Find out more »

Undiscovered Worlds: The Search Beyond our Sun – Planetarium Show

January 18, 2020 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on January 11, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 11, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 17, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 18, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 18, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 24, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 25, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 25, 2020 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Come explore a timeless question: Do other planets like Earth exist? Within the past few decades, astronomers have discovered thousands of planets orbiting other stars. Travel to distant stars, fly up to exotic planets, and imagine them up close in the planetarium. Experience how science is shifting our perspectives on humanity’s place in the cosmos.

Find out more »

Undiscovered Worlds: The Search Beyond our Sun – Planetarium Show

January 18, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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One event on January 11, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 11, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 17, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 18, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 18, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 24, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 25, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 25, 2020 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map
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Come explore a timeless question: Do other planets like Earth exist? Within the past few decades, astronomers have discovered thousands of planets orbiting other stars. Travel to distant stars, fly up to exotic planets, and imagine them up close in the planetarium. Experience how science is shifting our perspectives on humanity’s place in the cosmos.

Find out more »

Undiscovered Worlds: The Search Beyond our Sun – Planetarium Show

January 24, 2020 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on January 11, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 11, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 17, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 18, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 18, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 24, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 25, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 25, 2020 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Come explore a timeless question: Do other planets like Earth exist? Within the past few decades, astronomers have discovered thousands of planets orbiting other stars. Travel to distant stars, fly up to exotic planets, and imagine them up close in the planetarium. Experience how science is shifting our perspectives on humanity’s place in the cosmos.

Find out more »

Undiscovered Worlds: The Search Beyond our Sun – Planetarium Show

January 25, 2020 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on January 11, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 11, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 17, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 18, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 18, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 24, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 25, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 25, 2020 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Come explore a timeless question: Do other planets like Earth exist? Within the past few decades, astronomers have discovered thousands of planets orbiting other stars. Travel to distant stars, fly up to exotic planets, and imagine them up close in the planetarium. Experience how science is shifting our perspectives on humanity’s place in the cosmos.

Find out more »

Undiscovered Worlds: The Search Beyond our Sun – Planetarium Show

January 25, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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One event on January 11, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 11, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 17, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 18, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 18, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 24, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 25, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on January 25, 2020 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Come explore a timeless question: Do other planets like Earth exist? Within the past few decades, astronomers have discovered thousands of planets orbiting other stars. Travel to distant stars, fly up to exotic planets, and imagine them up close in the planetarium. Experience how science is shifting our perspectives on humanity’s place in the cosmos.

Find out more »

Tour of the Winter Sky – Planetarium Show

January 31, 2020 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on February 1, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 1, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 7, 2020 at 6:30 pm

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One event on February 8, 2020 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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The sky on cold winter nights has some of the brightest stars and the best-known constellations. Some of these stars are truly supergiants, hundreds of times bigger than our Sun – while others are dwarfs the size of Earth. Along the Milky Way, there are colorful clouds where new stars are being born. Enjoy a guided tour of this celestial wonderland and take a trip to the North Pole to experience the Northern Lights.

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February 2020

Tour of the Winter Sky – Planetarium Show

February 1, 2020 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on February 1, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 1, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 7, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 8, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 8, 2020 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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The sky on cold winter nights has some of the brightest stars and the best-known constellations. Some of these stars are truly supergiants, hundreds of times bigger than our Sun – while others are dwarfs the size of Earth. Along the Milky Way, there are colorful clouds where new stars are being born. Enjoy a guided tour of this celestial wonderland and take a trip to the North Pole to experience the Northern Lights.

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Tour of the Winter Sky – Planetarium Show

February 1, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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The sky on cold winter nights has some of the brightest stars and the best-known constellations. Some of these stars are truly supergiants, hundreds of times bigger than our Sun – while others are dwarfs the size of Earth. Along the Milky Way, there are colorful clouds where new stars are being born. Enjoy a guided tour of this celestial wonderland and take a trip to the North Pole to experience the Northern Lights.

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The Real Universe in Real Time – Planetarium Show

February 6, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Come to the Charles W. Brown Planetarium and learn how Ball State University astronomers and their students use telescopes located at dark sites in Arizona, South America, and the Canary Islands. You will see deep-sky images captured during this live event. Our planetarium projectors will show you where these objects are located in the night sky and how we imagine them to look up close – including the planets orbiting other stars in our galaxy. Events like this are possible…

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Tour of the Winter Sky – Planetarium Show

February 7, 2020 @ 6:30 pm
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Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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The sky on cold winter nights has some of the brightest stars and the best-known constellations. Some of these stars are truly supergiants, hundreds of times bigger than our Sun – while others are dwarfs the size of Earth. Along the Milky Way, there are colorful clouds where new stars are being born. Enjoy a guided tour of this celestial wonderland and take a trip to the North Pole to experience the Northern Lights.

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The Real Universe in Real Time – Planetarium Show

February 7, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Come to the Charles W. Brown Planetarium and learn how Ball State University astronomers and their students use telescopes located at dark sites in Arizona, South America, and the Canary Islands. You will see deep-sky images captured during this live event. Our planetarium projectors will show you where these objects are located in the night sky and how we imagine them to look up close – including the planets orbiting other stars in our galaxy. Events like this are possible…

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Tour of the Winter Sky – Planetarium Show

February 8, 2020 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on February 8, 2020 at 6:30 pm

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Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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The sky on cold winter nights has some of the brightest stars and the best-known constellations. Some of these stars are truly supergiants, hundreds of times bigger than our Sun – while others are dwarfs the size of Earth. Along the Milky Way, there are colorful clouds where new stars are being born. Enjoy a guided tour of this celestial wonderland and take a trip to the North Pole to experience the Northern Lights.

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Tour of the Winter Sky – Planetarium Show

February 8, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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One event on February 8, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 8, 2020 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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The sky on cold winter nights has some of the brightest stars and the best-known constellations. Some of these stars are truly supergiants, hundreds of times bigger than our Sun – while others are dwarfs the size of Earth. Along the Milky Way, there are colorful clouds where new stars are being born. Enjoy a guided tour of this celestial wonderland and take a trip to the North Pole to experience the Northern Lights.

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June 2021

“ASTRONAUT” Planetarium Show

June 3 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on June 4, 2021 at 6:30 pm

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Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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The exploration of space is the greatest endeavor that humankind has ever undertaken. What does it take to be part of this incredible journey? What does it take to become an astronaut? Experience a rocket launch from inside the body of an astronaut, explore the amazing worlds of inner and outer space, and discover the perils that lurk in space as we subject Chad, our test astronaut, to everything space has to throw at him. Narrated by Ewan McGregor. Register…

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“ASTRONAUT” Planetarium Show

June 4 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on June 4, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 10, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 11, 2021 at 6:30 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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The exploration of space is the greatest endeavor that humankind has ever undertaken. What does it take to be part of this incredible journey? What does it take to become an astronaut? Experience a rocket launch from inside the body of an astronaut, explore the amazing worlds of inner and outer space, and discover the perils that lurk in space as we subject Chad, our test astronaut, to everything space has to throw at him. Narrated by Ewan McGregor. Register…

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“ASTRONAUT” Planetarium Show

June 10 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on June 4, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 10, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 11, 2021 at 6:30 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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The exploration of space is the greatest endeavor that humankind has ever undertaken. What does it take to be part of this incredible journey? What does it take to become an astronaut? Experience a rocket launch from inside the body of an astronaut, explore the amazing worlds of inner and outer space, and discover the perils that lurk in space as we subject Chad, our test astronaut, to everything space has to throw at him. Narrated by Ewan McGregor. Register…

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“ASTRONAUT” Planetarium Show

June 11 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on June 4, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 10, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 11, 2021 at 6:30 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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The exploration of space is the greatest endeavor that humankind has ever undertaken. What does it take to be part of this incredible journey? What does it take to become an astronaut? Experience a rocket launch from inside the body of an astronaut, explore the amazing worlds of inner and outer space, and discover the perils that lurk in space as we subject Chad, our test astronaut, to everything space has to throw at him. Narrated by Ewan McGregor. Register…

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“Earth, Moon, and Sun” Planetarium Show

June 17 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on June 18, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 24, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 25, 2021 at 6:30 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Join us as we explore the relationship between the Earth, Moon, and Sun with the help of Coyote, our amusing character “scientist.” Learn the basics of fusion and solar energy, why the Sun appears to rise and set, and much more. Families with children in grades three through five will especially enjoy this look at the Earth-Moon-Sun system, though audiences of all ages can appreciate learning the science behind the myths explored. Register at http://brownplanetarium.eventbrite.com Runtime: Approximately 50 minutes total with…

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“Earth, Moon, and Sun” Planetarium Show

June 18 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on June 18, 2021 at 6:30 pm

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Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Join us as we explore the relationship between the Earth, Moon, and Sun with the help of Coyote, our amusing character “scientist.” Learn the basics of fusion and solar energy, why the Sun appears to rise and set, and much more. Families with children in grades three through five will especially enjoy this look at the Earth-Moon-Sun system, though audiences of all ages can appreciate learning the science behind the myths explored. Register at http://brownplanetarium.eventbrite.com Runtime: Approximately 50 minutes total with…

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“Earth, Moon, and Sun” Planetarium Show

June 24 @ 6:30 pm
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Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Join us as we explore the relationship between the Earth, Moon, and Sun with the help of Coyote, our amusing character “scientist.” Learn the basics of fusion and solar energy, why the Sun appears to rise and set, and much more. Families with children in grades three through five will especially enjoy this look at the Earth-Moon-Sun system, though audiences of all ages can appreciate learning the science behind the myths explored. Register at http://brownplanetarium.eventbrite.com Runtime: Approximately 50 minutes total with…

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“Earth, Moon, and Sun” Planetarium Show

June 25 @ 6:30 pm
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Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Join us as we explore the relationship between the Earth, Moon, and Sun with the help of Coyote, our amusing character “scientist.” Learn the basics of fusion and solar energy, why the Sun appears to rise and set, and much more. Families with children in grades three through five will especially enjoy this look at the Earth-Moon-Sun system, though audiences of all ages can appreciate learning the science behind the myths explored. Register at http://brownplanetarium.eventbrite.com Runtime: Approximately 50 minutes total with…

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July 2021

“We Are Stars” Planetarium Show

July 1 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on July 2, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on July 15, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on July 16, 2021 at 6:30 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Narrated by Andy Serkis, this program seeks to answer some of the biggest questions of all time. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, our explosive origins and connect life on Earth to the evolution of the Universe. A family-friendly film full of fun, adventure, and enlightenment. Register at http://brownplanetarium.eventbrite.com Runtime: Approximately 50 minutes total with live portion Intended Audience: All ages 8+ Masks are required at all times within…

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“We Are Stars” Planetarium Show

July 2 @ 6:30 pm
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Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Narrated by Andy Serkis, this program seeks to answer some of the biggest questions of all time. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, our explosive origins and connect life on Earth to the evolution of the Universe. A family-friendly film full of fun, adventure, and enlightenment. Register at http://brownplanetarium.eventbrite.com Runtime: Approximately 50 minutes total with live portion Intended Audience: All ages 8+ Masks are required at all times within…

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“We Are Stars” Planetarium Show

July 15 @ 6:30 pm
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Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Narrated by Andy Serkis, this program seeks to answer some of the biggest questions of all time. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, our explosive origins and connect life on Earth to the evolution of the Universe. A family-friendly film full of fun, adventure, and enlightenment. Register at http://brownplanetarium.eventbrite.com Runtime: Approximately 50 minutes total with live portion Intended Audience: All ages 8+ Masks are required at all times within…

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“We Are Stars” Planetarium Show

July 16 @ 6:30 pm
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Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Narrated by Andy Serkis, this program seeks to answer some of the biggest questions of all time. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, our explosive origins and connect life on Earth to the evolution of the Universe. A family-friendly film full of fun, adventure, and enlightenment. Register at http://brownplanetarium.eventbrite.com Runtime: Approximately 50 minutes total with live portion Intended Audience: All ages 8+ Masks are required at all times within…

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“To Space & Back” Planetarium Show

July 22 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on July 23, 2021 at 6:30 pm

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Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Space exploration, our greatest adventure, impacts all of our lives here on Earth. Join us on an incredible journey from the far reaches of our known universe to then explore our own planet. Hear the extraordinary story of human ingenuity and engineering, describing how the technology that transports us through space is paving the way for the devices and apps many of us use every day. Register at http://brownplanetarium.eventbrite.com Runtime: Approximately 50 minutes total with live portion Intended Audience: All ages…

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“To Space & Back” Planetarium Show

July 23 @ 6:30 pm
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Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Space exploration, our greatest adventure, impacts all of our lives here on Earth. Join us on an incredible journey from the far reaches of our known universe to then explore our own planet. Hear the extraordinary story of human ingenuity and engineering, describing how the technology that transports us through space is paving the way for the devices and apps many of us use every day. Register at http://brownplanetarium.eventbrite.com Runtime: Approximately 50 minutes total with live portion Intended Audience: All ages…

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“To Space & Back” Planetarium Show

July 29 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on July 23, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on July 29, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on July 30, 2021 at 6:30 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Space exploration, our greatest adventure, impacts all of our lives here on Earth. Join us on an incredible journey from the far reaches of our known universe to then explore our own planet. Hear the extraordinary story of human ingenuity and engineering, describing how the technology that transports us through space is paving the way for the devices and apps many of us use every day. Register at http://brownplanetarium.eventbrite.com Runtime: Approximately 50 minutes total with live portion Intended Audience: All ages…

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“To Space & Back” Planetarium Show

July 30 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on July 23, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on July 29, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on July 30, 2021 at 6:30 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Space exploration, our greatest adventure, impacts all of our lives here on Earth. Join us on an incredible journey from the far reaches of our known universe to then explore our own planet. Hear the extraordinary story of human ingenuity and engineering, describing how the technology that transports us through space is paving the way for the devices and apps many of us use every day. Register at http://brownplanetarium.eventbrite.com Runtime: Approximately 50 minutes total with live portion Intended Audience: All ages…

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August 2021

“We Are Stars” Planetarium Show

August 27 - September 4
Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Narrated by Andy Serkis, this program seeks to answer some of the biggest questions of all time. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, our explosive origins and connect life on Earth to the evolution of the Universe. A family-friendly film full of fun, adventure, and enlightenment. Program Information Runtime: Approximately 50 minutes total with live sky tour. Intended Audience: All ages 8 and up, but all are welcome! Planetarium…

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September 2021

“Big Astronomy” Planetarium Show

September 10 - September 18
Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Explore world-class observatories, learn why Chile is an ideal environment for astronomy, and meet some of the diverse people who make BIG discoveries possible. Fri. Sept. 10 - 6:30pm Sat. Sept. 11 - 5pm and 6:30pm Fri. Sept. 17 - 6:30pm Sat. Sept. 18 - 5pm and 6:30pm

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2nd Annual Astronomy SLAM!

September 25 @ 6:30 pm
Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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The Charles W. Brown Planetarium presents the 2nd Annual Astronomy SLAM! Just 10 minutes a person – that is all the time Ball State students will get to share a piece of our universe with you in the Brown Planetarium. During this event, students will use planetarium visuals to help them present in the most creative way they can while competing for the title of Astronomy Slam Champion!

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October 2021

“One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure” Planetarium Show

October 1 - October 30
Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Follow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a new friend from China. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon. They will also find shapes in the sky that will help them find the North Star. Families with children in preschool through second grade will especially enjoy this program but kids of all ages are welcome. Sat. Aug. 28 - 3:30pm Sat. Sept. 4 - 3:30pm…

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“Halloween: Celestial Origins” Planetarium Show

October 1 - October 30
Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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What do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes… astronomy? After all, Halloween is an astronomical holiday! During this program you will learn the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day.” We will also explore the night sky and learn what planets, constellations, and stars will be out on your Halloween evening. Fri. Oct. 1 - 6:30pm Sat. Oct. 2 - 5pm and 6:30pm Fri. Oct. 15 - 6:30pm Sat. Oct. 16 - 5pm…

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November 2021

“Destination Mars” Planetarium Show

November 5 - November 27
Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Ever wonder what it would be like to fly to Mars? NASA – and others – have their sights set on the Red Planet and they are building the technology to get us there! Explore the work being done around the globe to help make the dream of getting humans to Mars a reality. Fly to and see inside the International Space Station, where astronauts are already living and working in space, and follow the rockets and vehicles that will…

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“Earth, Moon, & Sun” Planetarium Show

November 6 - December 18
Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Join us as we explore the relationship between the Earth, Moon, and Sun with the help of Coyote, our amusing character “scientist.” Learn the basics of fusion and solar energy, why the Sun appears to rise and set, and much more. Families with children in grades three through five will especially enjoy this look at the Earth-Moon-Sun system, though audiences of all ages can appreciate learning the science behind the myths explored. Sat. Nov. 6 - 3:30pm Sat. Nov. 20…

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