Delta College Planetarium & Learning Center


Life Under the Arctic Sky

A Dome360 film about the Northern Lights and the Sami People (the indigenous people of the Arctic in what is now Norway, Sweden and Finland). Highlights of the film are the Northern Lights, the Reindeer Migration and dogsledding trips.

25th November, 2017 02nd December, 2017 09th December, 2017 16th December, 2017 23rd December, 2017 30th December, 2017

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 you observing techniques to maximize the stargazing experience.

01st December, 2017

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.

07th December, 2017 14th December, 2017 21st December, 2017

Let It Snow

25th November, 2017 26th November, 2017 02nd December, 2017 03rd December, 2017 09th December, 2017 10th December, 2017 16th December, 2017 17th December, 2017 23rd December, 2017 30th December, 2017

Season of Light

Refreshed with new visuals and narration, “Season of Light” tells the story of how our holiday traditions are connected to the cycles of the sky. December is the darkest month of the year, and people all over the world have held festivals, lit candles and tried to bring light to the darkness of the winter sky.

25th November, 2017 02nd December, 2017 16th December, 2017 23rd December, 2017 30th December, 2017

Showers of Fire - The Geminid Meteor Shower

Join Planetarium Manager Mike Murray as we talk about one of the year's most prominent meteor showers, The Geminids, peaking on the evening of December 13-14. This year the waning crescent moon will allow for seeing the shower in dark skies.

08th December, 2017

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