Delta College Planetarium & Learning Center


Stars of the Pharaohs

Travel to ancient Egypt to see how science was used to tell time, make a workable calendar, and align huge buildings. You’ll learn about the connection the ancient Egyptians felt with the stars and various astronomical phenomena, and experience some of the most spectacular temples and tombs of the ancient world recreated in all their original splendor.

18th January, 2018 25th January, 2018

The Secrets of Gravity

Winner of 8 film festival awards, this exceptional 360° fulldome experience is about Albert Einstein’s discoveries, the fascination of our universe and the belief in our dreams. The story follows Luke, the young magician’s apprentice, who is more interested in the secrets of the universe than magic spells.

20th January, 2018 27th January, 2018 03rd February, 2018 10th February, 2018 17th February, 2018 24th February, 2018 03rd March, 2018 10th March, 2018 17th March, 2018 24th March, 2018 31st March, 2018

From Earth to the Universe

Viewers can revel in the splendor of the various worlds in the solar system and the ferocity of the scorching Sun. The show then leaves our home to take the audience out to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars, and still further out, beyond the Milky Way, to the unimaginable immensity of countless galaxies.

20th January, 2018 27th January, 2018 01st February, 2018 08th February, 2018 15th February, 2018 22nd February, 2018

Pink Floyd Dark Side of the Moon

The Dark Side of the Moon is the most successful album of the band Pink Floyd. Even on its own, it’s a terrific listening experience but the visual impressions make it a memorable event that pushes the boundaries of a new entertainment dimension.

03rd February, 2018 10th February, 2018 17th February, 2018 24th February, 2018 03rd March, 2018 10th March, 2018 17th March, 2018 24th March, 2018 31st March, 2018

Saturn, Jewel of the Heavens

Perhaps the most elegant planet in our solar system, this show celebrates the Cassini- Huygens mission to Saturn. Discover the mystery of Saturn’s rings, explore moons with atmospheres and lakes and even frozen over oceans blowing geysers into space.

20th January, 2018 27th January, 2018

Mysteries of the Great Lakes

This story will take audiences on an inspiring voyage through these amazing inland seas. In the film, a few stops along the way highlight the stories of three key species - one each from water, air and land.

03rd February, 2018 10th February, 2018 17th February, 2018 24th February, 2018

Michigan Meteorites

In conjunction with the Sunset Astronomical Society, Craig Whitford from Michigan State University will give a presentation about Michigan meteorites. The program will focus on meteorite finds from across the state and discuss the characteristics to look for in determining if a particular rock is a meteorite or not.

09th February, 2018

Explore the Northern Lights

Have you ever wanted to see the Aurora Borealis? Here is your chance to find out what causes the “Northern Lights” and how to observe them. Since they are tied to storm activity on the Sun, we’ll examine the Sun-Earth connection and why our magnetic field is key in creating this phenomenon.

23rd March, 2018

Gateway to the Stars

A live and interactive show that demonstrates how to explore the sky using binoculars and telescopes. Planetarium Manager Mike Murray teaches observing techniques to maximize the stargazing experience.

02nd February, 2018 02nd March, 2018 06th April, 2018 04th May, 2018

The Seasonal Sky - Winter

This one hour presentation will make the sky come alive! Get a Dome360 Theater tour of the night sky from Sun down to Sun up, looking at constellations, planets, nebulae and star clusters along the way.

19th January, 2018

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