Planetarium announces free community shows for October

October 14, 2011 | Planetarium
Marietta College’s Dr. Ann Bragg, Director of the Anderson Hancock Planetarium, is pleased to announce that the College will be showing one of the most popular shows—“Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity.” Black Holes will be presented at two different times—7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27, and 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 30.
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New program ‘Undiscovered Worlds’ scheduled for planetarium

February 26, 2013 | news2013
Marietta College’s popular free community shows as the Anderson Hancock Planetarium will debut a new program in March in April called “Undiscovered Worlds.”
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Marietta College announces Anderson Hancock Planetarium to open in 2009

November 13, 2007 | Planetarium
Throughout their teaching careers at Marietta College, physics professors Les Anderson and Whit Hancock wanted to inspire their students to reach for the stars. Now one of their former students - David Rickey '78 - and his wife Brenda are passing on that message to future generations at Marietta, announcing a $2.7 million gift to the College...
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New programs coming to College’s Planetarium in April and May

April 18, 2012 | news2012
Over seven days in April and May, Marietta College will be offering three new shows at the Anderson Hancock Planetarium. It all starts with a “Bonus” program called Dynamic Earth at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 24. Dynamic Earth will also be shown at 3:30 p.m., Sunday, April 29 and 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 1. Reservations are currently being taken for...
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Planetarium Show: Dark Matter Mystery

7:00pm to 8:15pm | Planetarium
Please join us for a repeat viewing of show "Dark Matter Mystery," from 7:00-8:15 p.m., Thursday, March 29th, in the Anderson Hancock Planetarium. The show was produced by the Planetarium in Laupheim, Germany with funding from the National Science Foundation. This program delves into the evidence for the existence of dark matter and how we...
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Public Planetarium Show - Sunstruck

7:00pm | Planetarium
Please join us as we welcome back our summertime Sun at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, June 7th, with the free community show of Sunstruck at the Anderson Hancock Planetarium. This show will begin with a look at the stars and planets visible in the current night sky. Then, in honor of summer, we will watch "Sunstruck," which considers the Sun and the...
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Planetarium Show: Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

7:00pm | Planetarium
Tour the Solar System with this family-friendly program suitable for all ages at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, August 16th. Our viewing of "Secret of the Cardboard Rocket" will be preceded by a star talk about the planets, stars, and constellations visible in the late summer sky. All ages are welcome. This show is being offered on a first-come, first-...
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Physics Colloquium: Season of Light

12:00pm | Planetarium
The Fall Semester portion of the 2018-19 Physics Colloquium at Marietta College closes with the planetarium show “Season of Light,” at noon, Friday, November 30th, in the Anderson Hancock Planetarium. This is a great way to prepare for the holiday season as you watch the full-dome show "Season of Light," which traces the history and...
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Planetarium Show - Season of Light

2:00pm to 3:15pm | Planetarium
Prepare for the holiday season once again at Marietta College's Anderson Hancock Planetarium with the full-dome show "Season of Light," from 2:00-3:15 p.m., Sunday, December 9th. "Season of Light" traces the history and development of numerous holiday traditions, including the Yule log, mistletoe, and the Christmas tree. The program concludes...
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Planetarium Show - Season of Light

3:30pm to 4:45pm | Planetarium
Prepare for the holiday season once again at Marietta College's Anderson Hancock Planetarium with the full-dome show "Season of Light," from 3:30-4:45 p.m., Sunday, December 9th. "Season of Light" traces the history and development of numerous holiday traditions, including the Yule log, mistletoe, and the Christmas tree. The program concludes...
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Planetarium Show - Season of Light

7:00pm to 8:15pm | Planetarium
Prepare for the holiday season once again at Marietta College's Anderson Hancock Planetarium with the full-dome show "Season of Light," from 7:00-8:15 p.m., Thursday, December 13th. "Season of Light" traces the history and development of numerous holiday traditions, including the Yule log, mistletoe, and the Christmas tree. The program...
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Planetarium Show: Galileo

7:00pm to 8:00pm | Planetarium
Please join the College for a showing of the full-dome program "Galileo: The Power of the Telescope," created by the Milwaukee Public Museum, at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, February 28th in the Anderson Hancock Planetarium. This program will begin with a look at the stars and planets visible in the current night sky. This show is being offered on a...
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Student-Led Planetarium Show

7:15pm to 8:30pm | Planetarium
If you have never visited the Anderson Hancock Planetarium, this event is for you. This semester's Astronomy 106 class is putting on a planetarium show consisting of a student-given star talk followed by a viewing of the full-dome program "Seven Wonders," at 7:15 p.m., Thursday, April 11th. Come learn about the current night-time sky and some...
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Planetarium Show: From Earth to the Universe

7:00pm to 8:15pm | Planetarium
Please join the College for a showing of "From Earth to the Universe," at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, April 25th in the Anderson Hancock Planetarium. Along with this show, which has not yet been viewed as part of a public program, there will also be a live star talk about what is happening in the spring sky. This event is free and open to the public...
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Planetarium Show: The Hot and Energetic Universe

7:00pm to 8:15pm | Planetarium
Please join the College for a showing of "The Hot and Energetic Universe," at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, May 16th, in the Anderson Hancock Planetarium. Along with this show, which has not yet been viewed as part of a public program, there will also be a live star talk about what is happening in the spring sky. This event is free and open to the...
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Planetarium Show: Dawn of the Space Age

7:00pm to 8:30pm | Planetarium
July 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's trip to the Moon. Celebrate with the first Marietta College showing of the full-dome program "Dawn of the Space Age" at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 30th, at the Anderson Hancock Planetarium. This a chance to experience up-close many of the major milestones of manned spaceflight. Accompanying...
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Planetarium Show: Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

2:00pm to 3:30pm | Planetarium
Tour the Solar System with this family-friendly program suitable for all ages at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, August 18th. The program will begin with a live star talk about the current night sky and then watch the popular full-dome program, "Secret of the Cardboard Rocket." This show is being offered on a first-come, first-served basis, but please...
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