The Gene Roddenberry Planetarium has announced its schedule for the summer of 2015. Tickets for the summer programs are free, but due to limited seating everyone must get a ticket for entry 30 minutes before the program begins. There are no advanced ticket reservations. Also, the program is intended for families and individuals rather than large groups. A parent or guardian must accompany children.
Showings are Monday through Thursday at 10:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 3:00 pm.
The summer program schedule is as follows:
Week 1, June 15-18
“Earth, Moon and Sun”
Go on an adventure with a tour of the night sky over El Paso the date of your visit and a detailed tour of the planets in the Solar System. The digitial program will explore the Earth, Moon and the Sun.
Week 2, June 22-25
“Two Small Pieces of Glass”
This program will feature a detailed tour of the evening sky and a telescopic view of the Solar System bodies in the sky. The digital program is all about one of the most amazing inventions – the telescope.
Week 3, July 13-16
“Perfect Little Planet”
This program includes a detailed tour of the evening sky as seen in El Paso the night of your visit, as well as a detailed look at the planets in the Solar System. The digital program will take you on a journey with an alien family as they search for the perfect planet for their family vacation.
Week 4, July 20-23
Take a tour of the evening sky as seen from El Paso and get a detailed look at the Solar System bodies visible this summer. The digital program is an adventure through time and space to understand Greek mythology and the stars.
For more information, visit the Gene Roddenberry Planetarium website.