Astronomy

Falling Skies!

Date: 
February 16, 2013 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: 
Cranbrook Institute of Science

Cranbrook Institute of Science will offer the public a special opportunity to see, touch and examine some of the meteorites from its collection on Saturday, February 16 from 1-3pm. Cranbrook’s Geologist will be on hand with several specimens from Cranbrook’s collection which are not usually on view. The meteorite viewing is free with admission.

Public Planetarium Shows, Observatory Tours and Bat Shows

Date: 
January 21, 2013 - 11:30am - 3:30pm
Location: 
Acheson Planetarium & Cranbrook Observatory

Join us on Monday, January 21 for public planetarium programs, observatory tours and more! Observatory tours are from 1 - 4pm. Planetarium shows start at 11:30am through 3:30pm.  The planetarium schedule be found here.  Bat shows are at 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30pm. 

Planetarium Show on January 12 @ 7pm SOLD OUT!

Date: 
January 12, 2013 - 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Location: 
Acheson Planetarium

The planetarium show at 7pm on January 12, 2013 is sold out.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Dawn of the Space Age

From the launch of the first artificial satellite Sputnik, to the magnificant lunar landings and privately operated space flights.

Be immersed and overwhelmed with this most accurate historic reconstruction of Man's first steps into space. Who were these Men and Women that took part in these death defying endeavours? Witness their drive, their passion, and their perseverance to explore, in "Dawn of the Space Age".

Planetarium Temporarily Closed

Date: 
January 3, 2013
Location: 
Acheson Planetarium

The Acheson Planetarium will be closed to the public and groups January 2 - 9, 2013 for seat repair and new carpet installation.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Planetarium Temporarily Closed

Date: 
January 4, 2013
Location: 
Acheson Planetarium

The Acheson Planetarium will be closed to the public and groups January 2 - 9, 2013 for seat repair and new carpet installation.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Planetarium Temporarily Closed

Date: 
January 5, 2013
Location: 
Acheson Planetarium

The Acheson Planetarium will be closed to the public and groups January 2 - 9, 2013 for seat repair and new carpet installation.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Planetarium Temporarily Closed

Date: 
January 7, 2013
Location: 
Acheson Planetarium

The Acheson Planetarium will be closed to the public and groups January 2 - 9, 2013 for seat repair and new carpet installation.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Planetarium Temporarily Closed

Date: 
January 6, 2013
Location: 
Acheson Planetarium

The Acheson Planetarium will be closed to the public and groups January 2 - 9, 2013 for seat repair and new carpet installation.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Planetarium Temporarily Closed

Date: 
January 2, 2013
Location: 
Acheson Planetarium

The Acheson Planetarium will be closed to the public and groups January 2 - 9, 2013 for seat repair and new carpet installation.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

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