Astronomy

Asteroid Day

Date: 
July 11, 2015 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: 
Cranbrook Institute of Science

Cranbrook Institute of Science is hosting a series of activities, displays and lectures in observance of Asteroid Day, a global movement established to heighten awareness of the potential threat to humanity posed by asteroid impacts. It is estimated that there are a million asteroids in our solar system that have the potential to strike Earth and destroy a city but to date we’ve only discovered one percent of them!

Special Daily Public Planetarium Programs

Date: 
June 26, 2015 - 2:30pm - 9:45pm
Location: 
Acheson Planetarium
2:30pm Invaders of Mars!
7:00pm Invaders of Mars!
8:00pm

Special Daily Public Planetarium Programs

Date: 
June 25, 2015 - 12:30pm - 3:15pm
Location: 
Acheson Planetarium
12:30pm Young Stargazers Sky Journey
1:30pm Michigan Sky Tonight
2:30pm

Special Daily Public Planetarium Programs

Date: 
June 24, 2015 - 12:30pm - 3:15pm
Location: 
Acheson Planetarium
12:30pm Young Stargazers Sky Journey
1:30pm Michigan Sky Tonight
2:30pm

Special Daily Public Planetarium Programs

Date: 
June 23, 2015 - 12:30pm - 3:15pm
Location: 
Acheson Planetarium
12:30pm Young Stargazers Sky Journey
1:30pm Michigan Sky Tonight
2:30pm

Special Daily Public Planetarium Programs

Date: 
June 22, 2015 - 12:30pm - 3:15pm
Location: 
Acheson Planetarium
12:30pm Young Stargazers Sky Journey
1:30pm Michigan Sky Tonight
2:30pm

Planetarium Programs

Date: 
April 26, 2015 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: 
Cranbrook Institute of Science

The 1:30 and 2:30pm planetarium programs on Sunday, April 26 are SOLD OUT! We apologize for the inconvenience.

Astronomy Day 2015

Date: 
April 25, 2015 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: 
Cranbrook Institute of Science

Astronomy Day is an annual event intended to provide a means of interaction between the general public and astronomers, both amateur and professional. The theme of Astronomy Day is "Bringing Astronomy to the People."

Public Planetarium Programs

Date: 
April 10, 2015 - 10:30am - 10:00pm
Location: 
Acheson Planetarium
10:30am One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure
11:30am

Public Planetarium Programs

Date: 
April 9, 2015 - 10:30am - 4:15pm
Location: 
Acheson Planetarium
10:30am One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure
11:30am
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