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Wayne State College Planetarium shows begin Sept. 8-9

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WAYNE–Kidsandadultsofallagesareinvitedtothefirstplanetariumshows of the 2023-24 academic year at Wayne State College on Friday-Saturday, Sept. 8-9, in the Fred G. Dale Planetarium. Shows are free and open to the public.

The planetarium show “STARS” is at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 8, followed by the laser show “Laser Fun” at 8 p.m.

On Saturday, Sept. 9, the planetarium show “Astronaut” will be at 1 p.m., followed by the laser show “Laser Beatles” at 2 p.m.

The planetarium is located on the lowest level of Wayne State’s Carhart Science Building. Guests should use the southwest doors to enter. Once inside, go to the stairs at the south end of the building and go down to the lowest level. You may also take the elevator. Carhart Science and the planetarium are handicap accessible.

Doors open 20 minutes prior to the start of a show and shows generally include a tour of the current night sky, a view of the constellations, and a full dome video.

Allshowslastabout45minutes.Thosewantingtobookaprivateplanetarium showshouldcontacttheplanetariumandcompletetheonlinereservationform. For more info , visit, or contact Dr. Todd Young, directoroftheFredG.DalePlanetarium,

With a solar eclipse in October 2023, Dr. Todd Young is offering a presentation toeducatevariousgroupsandorganizationsonthescienceofsolareclipses. If you are interested in having him present this talk to a group, please contact him directly at 402-375-7471 or