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Space Academy - a new live, interactive program to teach kids about astronomy

Space Academy: Stars

Space Academy: Stars

Showing August 26 - January 7, 2024 | Sat & Sun at 1 P.M.

Space Academy covers the fundamentals of astronomy in a LIVE, interactive 45 minute talk. Space Academy: Stars explores the life, birth, and death of stars including stellar formation, the electromagnetic spectrum, supernovae, and star lore. Recommended for kids at a 3rd Grade comprehension or older.

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Admission & Discounts

Out of County Visitors

Tickets: $8 adults, $6 seniors 60+, and $6 youth ages 2-11
Children 1 and younger: Free
Combo Tickets: Add admission to Sloan Museum and SAVE!
$17 Adults, $12 Senior, and $10 Youth 2-11

Genesee County Residents

All Longway Planetarium shows are 50% off for Genesee County residents:
$4 adults, $3 seniors 60+, and $3 youth ages 2-11
When you arrive, please present your driver’s license or ID with your address on it to confirm your residency. Longway Planetarium shows are funded in part by the Genesee County Arts Education and Cultural Enrichment Millage. Your tax dollars are at work.

Members

All Longway Planetarium shows are free for members
Please login to reserve your member tickets. Member discounts are automatically applied at checkout. When you arrive, please present your membership card and driver's license or ID to confirm your membership level.

Space Academy: Planets

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Space Academy covers the fundamentals of astronomy in a LIVE, interactive 45 minute talk. Recommended for kids at a 3rd Grade comprehension or older.

Space Academy: Planets will tour the Solar System, demonstrate how to find planets in the night sky, explore what makes each planet unique, and discuss the importance of gravity.

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Space Academy: Aurorae

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Space Academy covers the fundamentals of astronomy in a LIVE, interactive 45 minute talk. Recommended for kids at a 3rd Grade comprehension or older.
In Space Academy: Aurorae, experience the beautiful aurorae on Earth, also known as the Northern and Southern lights! Learn about the Sun's role in creating these fascinating arrays of color, their presence on different planets in our solar system, and the best times and places to view their magnificent displays on Earth.

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Visuals - 4k

Surround Sound - 5.1
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