Appold Planetarium Debuts Perfect Little Planet

Posted Oct 2nd, 2012 by Heather Hoffman  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Toledo.com


This fall, Aliens are coming to Lourdes University’s Appold Planetarium in Perfect Little Planet: Greetings Earthlings. We’re on Vacation! This new show will take visitors on a journey to discover the perfect vacation spot in the Universe.

Imagine the ultimate space vacation. Discover our solar system through a different set of eyes – a family from another star system seeking the perfect vacation spot. Fly over the surface of Pluto, our best known Dwarf Planet. Dive over the ice cliffs of Miranda. Sail through the rings of Saturn. Feel the lightning storms at Jupiter and walk on the surface of Mars. Which destination would you choose? Showing at 7 p.m. on the following Saturdays:
October 6 October 13 October 20 November 10 November 17

Admission is $5 for adults and $4 for children under 12 and for Lourdes students presenting their student ID. Shows at the Appold Planetarium are limited to 50 and often sell out. For more information or to purchase tickets contact Dr. Laura Megeath, Appold Planetarium Coordinator, email planetarium@lourdes.edu or call at 419-517-8897.

Lourdes University’s Appold Planetarium is a proud member of the NASA Museum Alliance and has been designated an official NASA Space Place. Named “Best Place to See the Stars” by Ohio Magazine, the Appold Planetarium features SciDome, a fulldome video system powered by Starry Night – the world’s most comprehensive astronomy software, allowing real-time 3D sky simulation, fulldome shows and multi-media presentations. For a list of current and upcoming shows, visit the Appold Planetarium online at www.lourdes.edu/planetarium.

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