Two Small Pieces of Glass tells the story of the telescope through the eyes of two young people. The show highlights recent advancements in telescope technology and the astronomical discoveries these advances have produced.
Please note that tickets are FREE and first come. first serve only. You are welcome to pick up tickets after 5:30pm at the Planetarium entrance. Other activities are available for visitors waiting for their show time.
During Astronomy Nights, we also offer telescope viewing of the Moon, planets, and other celestial sights. Unlike the planetarium shows, telescope viewing will only occur if the skies are clear. The line starts 10 minutes before show time.
The planetarium is wheelchair accessible.
Astronomy Nights are held at the Physical Science Building (PS 15) just east of Dobson Road, on Planetarium Way between the Dobson-US 60 interchange and Southern Avenue. Please see the map for our location on MCC's Southern & Dobson campus.
The Planetarium is located on the south side of the Physical Science Building and is labeled with "PLANETARIUM" in large black letters which are visible from Dobson Road and Planetarium Way.
Free parking is available in the lots south of the Physical Science Building. Please avoid parking in the spaces marked "EMPLOYEES" until after 6:00 PM.