The planetarium at Fernbank Science Center is a celestial theater in the round, utilizing the complex Zeiss Mark V planetarium projector in conjunction with SPITZ SciDome 4K Laser projection system. These technologies collectively create a stunning immersive environment, which guide the audience through the wonders of the universe. The 70-ft diameter planetarium, one of the largest in the United States, is dedicated to teaching and public enrichment.
ADMISSION FOR PUBLIC PLANETARIUM PROGRAMS
NASA's fleet of Mars robotic explorers are paving the way for human exploration of the Solar System in the coming decades. Join us as we explore NASA's preparation for a monumental journey – to Mars!
If you could take the ultimate space vacation, where would you go? In “Perfect Little Planet,” a family from another star system is doing just that, looking for the perfect vacation spot, as they travel through our solar system.
November 29 - December 22, 2018
“Let it Snow” features a new variety of festive classics from Frank Sinatra and Chuck Berry to Burl Ives and Brenda Lee, and includes a stunning multi-media finale by the Trans Siberian Orchestra. The program is a fun and entertaining experience for all ages, especially families.
Planetarium and Observatory Contacts
April Whitt- Astronomer
Mark Lancaster - Astronomer
Scott Harris - Planetary Geologist, Meterorites