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What do you
associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes… astronomy?
After all, Halloween is an astronomical holiday! Learn the history of
Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day”
during this new production. We will also explore the night sky and
learn what planets, constellations, and stars will be out on your
Halloween evening. (Recommended for ages 8-adult)
and Ghouls continue to haunt the planetarium. They love our
laser songs, including "I Put a Spell on You," "This
is Halloween," “The Adams Family Theme Song,” “Monster Mash,”
and “Ghostbusters.” (recommended for ages 8-adult)
Lights laser concert PG-13 version
October 22 and 29, 8:00 p.m.
More fun songs
and more fog! Features
songs including “Alive” by Meatloaf, “Thriller” by Michael Jackson,
and “The Devil Went Down to Georgia” by The Charlie Daniels
Band. (Recommended for ages 13 to adult)
taken at the Planetarium on the day of the show.
Reservations are recommended. Call 908-231-8805 or
email the Planetarium.
name, phone number, email, which show you want to see, and how many
tickets you'd like.
20-30 minutes before the show to pay for your tickets.
parking lots are #9 and #1. Here is a campus map.
are NOT admitted to the Planetarium's theater once a show has
optional on campus.
The Cosmic Spider caught by NASA's
In this mosaic
image stretching 340 light-years across, Webb’s Near-Infrared Camera
(NIRCam) displays the Tarantula Nebula star-forming region in a new
light, including tens of thousands of never-before-seen young stars
that were previously shrouded in cosmic dust. The most active region
appears to sparkle with massive young stars, appearing pale blue.
Making a Tax-Deductible Donation to the Planetarium
Support from the community has
repeatedly played a key role in our success at the RVCC Planetarium.
We are proud to offer affordable, educational field trips and
engaging public events for our community. Your continued support
helps us to provide innovative, educational experiences for our
diverse audiences. Donations made to the Planetarium throughout the
year help support new and exciting programs and help us maintain and
upgrade our equipment.