Planetarium at Dusk

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Take a break from the summer heat and enjoy an exciting full-dome film in Cape Fear Museum’s portable, digital planetarium. Planetarium at Dusk will take place Thursday evenings at 6 PM throughout the summer months. These family-friendly programs are fun and appropriate for all ages and adult participation is required. Space is limited and availability is first come, first serve.

Planetarium shows are best viewed while sitting on the floor inside the dome. It is ADA accessible and chairs may be brought in to accommodate visitors as necessary.



Thursday, June 27 at 5:30 PM: Dinosaurs at Dusk (31 min)
From pterosaurs to paragliding – a full-speed flight through history!

Thursday, July 4 at 5:30 PM: Extrasolar Planets (30 min)
They’re out there!

Thursday, July 11 at 5:30 PM: Moons: World of Mystery (35 min)
Take a fascinating trip to the little world of our solar system! Fulldome film from Museum of Science, Boston.

Thursday, July 18 at 5:30 PM: Dawn of the Space Age (41 min)
Relive the excitement of the early days of space exploration!

Thursday, July 25 at 5:30 PM: Incoming! Asteroids, Comets and the Hard-Hitting Stories of our Cosmic Origins (26 min)
Narrated by George Takei. Discover what impacts from above can teach us about the history of our planet, the solar system, and the universe! Fulldome film from California Academy of Sciences.

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