Schedules/Calendars

Abilene ISD Planetarium
700 N. Mockingbird, Abilene, Texas
325.671.4637
 
The Morgan Jones Planetarium will be offering public shows on the following dates. Cost for admission is $3.00 for adults and $2.00 for students and children for each show. Please call 677.1444 if you need further assistance.

Planetarium Schedule, 2014-2015

Day

Date

Show

Desc

Times

Tues.

Mar. 3

Mercury

Visit to the planet Mercury

6:00-7:00



Mercury

7:00-8:00

Tues.

Mar. 17

Force Five

Big Storms in the Solar System

6:00-7:00



Force Five

7:00-8:00

Sat.

Mar. 21

Cosmic Castaways

 

4:00-5:00



Cosmic Castaways

5:00-6:00



Cosmic Castaways

6:00-7:00



Cosmic Castaways

7:00-8:00

Tues.

Mar. 24

Mercury Program

A look at the Mercury Space Program

6:00-7:00



Mercury Program

7:00-8:00

Tues.

Mar. 31

Two Small Pieces of Glass

The development of telescopes

6:00-7:00



Two Small Pieces of Glass

7:00-8:00

Tues.

Apr. 7

Back to the Moon for Good

The possible future of space flight

6:00-7:00



Back to the Moon for Good

7:00-8:00

Tues.

Apr. 14

Earth, Moon, Sun

Interactions between the Earth, Moon, and Sun

6:00-7:00



Earth, Moon, Sun

7:00-8:00

Sat.

Apr. 18

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

Animated visit through the Solar System

4:00-5:00



Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

5:00-6:00



Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

6:00-7:00



Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

7:00-8:00

Tues.

Apr. 21

Sun Show

Visit to the Sun

6:00-7:00



Sun Show

7:00-8:00

Tues.

Apr. 28

Gemini Program

The Gemini Space Program

6:00-7:00



Gemini Program

7:00-8:00

Tues.

May 5

Wonders of the Universe

Examination of planets and universe

6:00-7:00



Wonders of the Universe

7:00-8:00

Sat.

May 9

Space Station

Visit to the Space Station

4:00-5:00



Space Station

5:00-6:00



Space Station

6:00-7:00



Space Station

7:00-8:00

Tues.

May 12

Sizing Up Space

Discussion of the Size of Space

6:00-7:00



Sizing Up Space

7:00-8:00

Tues.

May 19

Journey to Infinity

A look at the the universe

6:00-7:00



Journey to Infinity

7:00-8:00

Tues.

May 26

Space Shuttle

Space Shuttle Program

6:00-7:00



Space Shuttle

7:00-8:00

 
Planetarium Summer Schedule, 2015
Date Time Show Synopsis Ages
Tues., June 2, 2015 6:00-7:00 Journey to Infinity Come take a journey through the Universe All

7:00-8:00 Journey to Infinity

Tues., June 9, 2015 6:00-7:00 Force Five Come Examine extreme forces on earth and in space 3rd-adult

7:00-8:00 Force Five

Sat., June 13, 2015 4:00-5:00 Secret of the Cardboard Rocket Come take a trip with two kids to the planets during this cartoon journey All

5:00-6:00 Secret of the Cardboard Rocket


6:00-7:00 Secret of the Cardboard Rocket


7:00-8:00 Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

Tues., June 16, 2015 6:00-7:00 Solar Quest Come examine our sun 3-adult

7:00-8:00 Solar Quest

Tues., June 23, 2015 6:00-7:00 Destination Planets Visit the planets with this show from France All

7:00-8:00 Destination Planets

Tues., July 21, 2015 6:00-7:00 Cowboy Astonomer Come learn about constellations with our cowboy astronomer All

7:00-8:00 Cowboy Astonomer

Sat., July 25, 2015 4:00-5:00 Cascade Cave Come take a hike through Cascade Cave in Kentucky All

5:00-6:00 Cascade Cave


6:00-7:00 Cascade Cave


7:00-8:00 Cascade Cave

Tues., July 28, 2015 6:00-7:00 New Horizons Come learn a little about the planets and some of their moons 2nd-adult

7:00-8:00 New Horizons

Tues., Aug. 4, 2015 6:00-7:00 Stars of the Pharaohs Come learn how the Egyptians viewed the stars 4-adult

7:00-8:00 Stars of the Pharaohs

Tues., Aug 18, 2015 6:00-7:00 We Choose Space Come see why we send people to space 3rd-adult

7:00-8:00 We Choose Space

Sat., Aug 22, 2015 4:00-5:00 Awesome Universe Come see the universe with this show from Mumbai 2nd-adult

5:00-6:00 Awesome Universe


6:00-7:00 Awesome Universe


7:00-8:00 Awesome Universe

Tues., Aug. 25, 2015 6:00-7:00 Microcosm Come take a journey through the human body 3rd-adult

7:00-8:00 Microcosm