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DuPont Planetarium

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471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
803-641-3654 http://rpsec.usca.edu/planetarium/publicShows.html

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January 2020

Grossology

January 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2020

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
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Take a trip around all the gross cracks and crevices of the human body. Join Noreen Neuron, host of the "Personal Universe' game show, as she leads us through a competition to decide which body system is the best and brightest. Showing on January 4, 11, 18, 25 at 6 pm. The DuPont Planetarium is open for public showings on Saturdays. All shows last one hour unless otherwise noted. Each show includes a live "sky tonight" portion.

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Ancient Sky Lore

January 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2020

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
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In this live show, the presenter points out constellations and stars while sharing enchanting tales involving heroes and maidens, herdsmen and a harp, and real and imaginary animals. Star stories from ancient cultures come to life on the planetarium dome! Showing on January 4, 11, 18, 25 at 7 pm. The DuPont Planetarium is open for public showings on Saturdays. All shows last one hour unless otherwise noted. Each show includes a live "sky tonight" portion.

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Digistar Extravaganza

January 25 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2020

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
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Join us for a fun-filled experience of sight and sound as we show off the special effects capabilities of Digistar. From a picture gallery of locations on the USCA Campus to fast-paced movements through a variety of shapes and objects, you will have great fun with our extravaganza. We will treat you to some interesting information about our night sky as well. Showing on January 4, 11, 18, 25 at 8 pm. The DuPont Planetarium is open for public showings…

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February 2020

Habitat Earth

February 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
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Dive below the ocean’s surface and travel beneath the forest floor to explore how living organisms are interconnected to support life forms both large and small.

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Defying Gravity

February 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
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Join host Apollo Aurora and her science reporters as they explore the science behind rocket power, gravity on other planets, and even monstrous black holes! Robot experts Apple 1-6-8-6 and EGR-1 will also lend a few circuits to explain the force that keeps us humans all grounded. Well, some of the time!

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To the Moon and Beyond

February 1 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
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Experience the exciting adventures of Apollo astronauts on the Moon with young Carol and her dad. Learn what prompted the Race to the Moon, and become better acquainted with the attributes of Earth's natural satellite. Then, discover how NASA plans to send humans back to the Moon, Mars, and beyond!

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Habitat Earth

February 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
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Dive below the ocean’s surface and travel beneath the forest floor to explore how living organisms are interconnected to support life forms both large and small.

Find out more »

Defying Gravity

February 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
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Join host Apollo Aurora and her science reporters as they explore the science behind rocket power, gravity on other planets, and even monstrous black holes! Robot experts Apple 1-6-8-6 and EGR-1 will also lend a few circuits to explain the force that keeps us humans all grounded. Well, some of the time!

Find out more »

To the Moon and Beyond

February 8 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
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Experience the exciting adventures of Apollo astronauts on the Moon with young Carol and her dad. Learn what prompted the Race to the Moon, and become better acquainted with the attributes of Earth's natural satellite. Then, discover how NASA plans to send humans back to the Moon, Mars, and beyond!

Find out more »

Habitat Earth

February 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
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Dive below the ocean’s surface and travel beneath the forest floor to explore how living organisms are interconnected to support life forms both large and small.

Find out more »

Defying Gravity

February 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
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Join host Apollo Aurora and her science reporters as they explore the science behind rocket power, gravity on other planets, and even monstrous black holes! Robot experts Apple 1-6-8-6 and EGR-1 will also lend a few circuits to explain the force that keeps us humans all grounded. Well, some of the time!

Find out more »

To the Moon and Beyond

February 15 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
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Experience the exciting adventures of Apollo astronauts on the Moon with young Carol and her dad. Learn what prompted the Race to the Moon, and become better acquainted with the attributes of Earth's natural satellite. Then, discover how NASA plans to send humans back to the Moon, Mars, and beyond!

Find out more »

Habitat Earth

February 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
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Dive below the ocean’s surface and travel beneath the forest floor to explore how living organisms are interconnected to support life forms both large and small.

Find out more »

Defying Gravity

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
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Join host Apollo Aurora and her science reporters as they explore the science behind rocket power, gravity on other planets, and even monstrous black holes! Robot experts Apple 1-6-8-6 and EGR-1 will also lend a few circuits to explain the force that keeps us humans all grounded. Well, some of the time!

Find out more »

To the Moon and Beyond

February 22 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
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Experience the exciting adventures of Apollo astronauts on the Moon with young Carol and her dad. Learn what prompted the Race to the Moon, and become better acquainted with the attributes of Earth's natural satellite. Then, discover how NASA plans to send humans back to the Moon, Mars, and beyond!

Find out more »

Habitat Earth

February 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
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Dive below the ocean’s surface and travel beneath the forest floor to explore how living organisms are interconnected to support life forms both large and small.

Find out more »

Defying Gravity

February 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
+ Google Map

Join host Apollo Aurora and her science reporters as they explore the science behind rocket power, gravity on other planets, and even monstrous black holes! Robot experts Apple 1-6-8-6 and EGR-1 will also lend a few circuits to explain the force that keeps us humans all grounded. Well, some of the time!

Find out more »

To the Moon and Beyond

February 29 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
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Experience the exciting adventures of Apollo astronauts on the Moon with young Carol and her dad. Learn what prompted the Race to the Moon, and become better acquainted with the attributes of Earth's natural satellite. Then, discover how NASA plans to send humans back to the Moon, Mars, and beyond!

Find out more »

March 2020

Big Bird’s Adventure

March 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2020

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
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Follow Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, from the Chinese co-production of Sesame Street. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth

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Engineering Space Station

March 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2020

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
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This interactive show describes how 15 nations worked together to create the International Space Station (ISS), a unique scientific laboratory and home in space.

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Sunstruck

March 7 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2020

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
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Explore the sun in all its glory as you take a journey to the center of our solar system. This amazing, nuclear-powered "furnace" contains most of the mass of our solar system and is the source of its energy.

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Big Bird’s Adventure

March 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2020

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
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Follow Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, from the Chinese co-production of Sesame Street. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth

Find out more »

Engineering Space Station

March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2020

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
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This interactive show describes how 15 nations worked together to create the International Space Station (ISS), a unique scientific laboratory and home in space.

Find out more »

Sunstruck

March 14 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2020

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
+ Google Map

Explore the sun in all its glory as you take a journey to the center of our solar system. This amazing, nuclear-powered "furnace" contains most of the mass of our solar system and is the source of its energy.

Find out more »

Big Bird’s Adventure

March 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2020

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
+ Google Map

Follow Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, from the Chinese co-production of Sesame Street. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth

Find out more »

Engineering Space Station

March 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2020

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
+ Google Map

This interactive show describes how 15 nations worked together to create the International Space Station (ISS), a unique scientific laboratory and home in space.

Find out more »

Sunstruck

March 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2020

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
+ Google Map

Explore the sun in all its glory as you take a journey to the center of our solar system. This amazing, nuclear-powered "furnace" contains most of the mass of our solar system and is the source of its energy.

Find out more »

Big Bird’s Adventure

March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2020

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
+ Google Map

Follow Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, from the Chinese co-production of Sesame Street. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth

Find out more »

Engineering Space Station

March 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2020

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
+ Google Map

This interactive show describes how 15 nations worked together to create the International Space Station (ISS), a unique scientific laboratory and home in space.

Find out more »

Sunstruck

March 28 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2020

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
+ Google Map

Explore the sun in all its glory as you take a journey to the center of our solar system. This amazing, nuclear-powered "furnace" contains most of the mass of our solar system and is the source of its energy.

Find out more »

April 2020

Seven Wonders

April 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Saturday, repeating until April 30, 2020

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
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Travel back thousands of years in time and witness spectacular marvels of the ancient world. Explore the Great Pyramid, stand in the shadow of the towering Colossus and experience the rest of the world's phenomenal SEVEN WONDERS.

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Seven Wonders

April 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Saturday, repeating until April 30, 2020

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
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Travel back thousands of years in time and witness spectacular marvels of the ancient world. Explore the Great Pyramid, stand in the shadow of the towering Colossus and experience the rest of the world's phenomenal SEVEN WONDERS.

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Seven Wonders

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Saturday, repeating until April 30, 2020

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
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Travel back thousands of years in time and witness spectacular marvels of the ancient world. Explore the Great Pyramid, stand in the shadow of the towering Colossus and experience the rest of the world's phenomenal SEVEN WONDERS.

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Seven Wonders

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Saturday, repeating until April 30, 2020

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
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Travel back thousands of years in time and witness spectacular marvels of the ancient world. Explore the Great Pyramid, stand in the shadow of the towering Colossus and experience the rest of the world's phenomenal SEVEN WONDERS.

Find out more »
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