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Rochester Museum & Science Center - Virtual Planetarium

  • Dates: April 6, 2020 - June 30, 2020
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Admission: see website for details
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We know you love coming to our Planetarium shows and learning more about our universe. Since you can't come to us, we've adapted some of our shows to share online.

Sun, Moon, and Stars

In this show, we’ll observe the sun’s daily path across the sky, classify bright and faint stars, note shapes of common constellations, and learn more about the universe around us! This show is just shy of 30 minutes long and is perfect for kids ranging from 5-8 years old. Grab a snack, find a comfy spot to sit in, and enjoy this new Virtual Planetarium experience! We’ll be back next week with another Virtual Planetarium Show about the upcoming Eclipse in 2024. Subscribe to our channel so you don’t miss it!

Exploring Exoplanets

It’s time to learn more about a hot topic that fascinates kids and adults alike: EXOPLANETS! So far, we've discovered over 4,000 exoplanets. In today’s Virtual Planetarium show, “Exploring Exoplanets,” we’ll be exploring some of them. We'll learn more about the wide range of worlds we've found in our universe; From giant planets, to tiny planets, to planets that are being fried, to planets going around double stars, and, maybe, even an Earth-size planet in the Goldilocks zone.