Upcoming at the Hatter Planetarium

The last shows of the semester, but there are plenty to choose from!

Thursday, April 28, at 4:00 PM The Sky this Month

Remember the double rainbow on March 31? We’ll take a deep dive into what causes them. Also astronomy news and the current night sky, including a total eclipse of the moon coming up in May.

Saturday, April 30, starting at 1:00 Astro Afternoon 

(note: it’s Saturday this month due to exams starting Sunday)

1:00 The Sky this Month (description above)

2:00 The Hatter Planetarium Challenge

New show developed with student assistants. Audience participation encouraged. Try your hand at identifying constellations. Determine your location using the sun and stars. Prove that the sun is the center of the solar system.

3:00 Two Small Pieces of Glass: The Amazing Telescope

The film traces the history of the telescope from Galileo’s modifications to a child’s spyglass — using two small pieces of glass — to the launch of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and the future of astronomy.

4:00 The Sky this Month (description above)

Wednesday, May 4, at 12:00 Noon (reading day) The Hatter Planetarium Challenge

Bonus showing! Description above.