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Tickets are now on sale for Spring 2023 shows at the Jim and Linda Lee Planetarium, located on the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Prescott Campus, 3700 Willow Creek Road.

The planetarium has a new ticketing system that will allow you to select your seats in advance for upcoming shows. Shows are open to the public most Friday evenings and Saturday afternoons.

For details, or to get your tickets today, visit prescott.erau.edu/about/planetarium/public-shows.

Upcoming shows include:

Rising Stars of Prescott

Dates: Friday, Feb. 3: 6 p.m., 7 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 4: 6 p.m., 7 p.m.

Link: prescott.erau.edu/about/planetarium/public-shows/rising-stars-of-prescott.

Interested in getting to know your night sky? This live planetarium program will show you what constellations, planets, meteor showers, and more will be coming to the Prescott skies for your viewing pleasure. The content for this program changes every month it is shown.

Romance Among the Stars

Dates: Friday, Feb. 10: 6 p.m., 7 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 11: 2 p.m., 3 p.m.

Link: https://prescott.erau.edu/about/planetarium/public-shows/romance-among-the-stars.

The universe may be pretty cold and empty, but it is not without its spots of fire, fury and frenzy. Join us as we travel across the cosmos this February to visit some of the most romantic spots and situations in space. By the end of our journey, we will find ourselves right at the heart of the matter, which may not be quite where you would first expect.

Phantom of the Universe

Dates: Saturday, Feb. 25: 3 p.m., 4 p.m.

Link: https://prescott.erau.edu/about/planetarium/public-shows/phantom-of-the-universe-the-hunt-for-dark-matter.

From the journey of protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and emergent cosmos, Phantom of the Universe is a planetarium show designed to immerse audiences in the search for dark matter.

Dream Big at SciTech Fest

Dates: Saturday, March 4: 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m.

Link: https://prescott.erau.edu/about/planetarium/public-shows/scitech-fest-dream-big.

The Prescott Regional SciTech Festival promotes a culture that celebrates and embraces education, research, collaboration, innovation and economic growth in the Prescott region, related to science, technology, engineering, mathematics and the arts (STEAM).

This free, fun-filled educational event features interactive science, technology, engineering, art and math exhibits and demonstrations. You can pick up your free planetarium tickets at the entrance to the activity center during the event. The planetarium show, “Dream Big,” celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels big and small, and reveals the heart that drives engineers to create better lives for people around the world.

Across the Visible Universe

Dates: Friday, March 10: 6 p.m., 7 p.m.

Saturday, March 11: 2 p.m., 3 p.m.

Link: https://prescott.erau.edu/about/planetarium/public-shows/across-the-visible-universe.

This show is all about the concept of size and scale when it comes to the universe. Starting at Earth, we will fly farther and farther away from home, encountering the incredible structures that populate the cosmos, traveling right to the edge of our visible knowledge of what surrounds us.

ABOUT US

The Jim and Linda Lee Planetarium is the only Arizona planetarium north of Phoenix, and is capable of seating 116 students and visitors, showing them the cosmos in 360-degree 4k resolution. Much more than just a planetarium, the facility contains multi-media learning software that can take viewers from the inner complexities of the human body to the farthest reaches of the known universe.

In addition to being an invaluable resource for faculty and students of the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Prescott Campus, the Jim and Linda Lee Planetarium hosts events and programming open to the greater Prescott and quad-city public year-round.

For more information, call the STEM Outreach Office, at 928-777-3422 or email prstmout@erau.edu.

Information provided by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

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