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Dynamite with a laser beam! When the music of QUEEN meets the rippling laser lights on the planetarium dome, get ready to rock your head off.  “Laser Queen” brings the operatic glam rock of the legendary rock band to luminous, pulsing life with laser beams.

Ride the power of Freddie Mercury’s voice as you sing along to all the hits, including "Crazy Little Thing Called Love," "Under Pressure," "Another One Bites the Dust," and of course "Bohemian Rhapsody.”

Recommended for general audiences.

When

8 p.m. Jan. 11, 2020
8 p.m. Saturday
8 p.m. Jan. 25, 2020
8 p.m. Feb. 1, 2020

This is our "classic" night sky show, but not like you remember it! Take a relaxing look at the night sky as one of our skilled "Console Captains" gives you a guided tour of the stars, planets, constellations and current events happening in the night sky. This live show is never the same and there is always a surprise in store.

Recommended for general audiences.

 

When

6 p.m. Jan. 11, 2020
6 p.m. Saturday
6 p.m. Jan. 25, 2020
6 p.m. Feb. 1, 2020

Theres a place from which nothing escapes, not even light, where time and space literally come to end. Its at this point, inside this fantastic riddle, that black holes exert their sway over the cosmos and our imaginations. Features a star talk all about the research being done on black holes and the role UAZ played in taking a photograph of a black hole. 

Recommended for General Audiences

 

When

4 p.m. Jan. 11, 2020
4 p.m. Saturday
4 p.m. Jan. 25, 2020
4 p.m. Feb. 1, 2020

Legends of the Night Sky takes a lighthearted and imaginative look at the myths and stories associated with the constellations, bringing their stories to life in a fun-filled, animated adventure.
Accompanied by narrators Aesop the owl and Socrates the mouse, we follow Orion, Perseus and Andromeda's adventures.

Recommended for Younger Audiences.

When

3 p.m. Jan. 12, 2020
3 p.m. Sunday
3 p.m. Jan. 26, 2020
3 p.m. Feb. 2, 2020

Misrepresented, maligned and misunderstood, the Great White Shark is an iconic predator: the creature we love to fear. This planetarium show will explore the Great White's place in our imaginations, in our fears, and in the reality of its role at the top of the oceanic food chain. See the Great White through the eyes of people who swim with sharks:

Recommended for general audiences. 

Don't miss out on our hands-on exhibit about these amazing creatures in Sharks: Magnificent & Misunderstood!

When

2 p.m. Jan. 11, 2020
2 p.m. Jan. 12, 2020
2 p.m. Sunday
2 p.m. Jan. 26, 2020
2 p.m. Feb. 2, 2020

You loved the Stranger Things series on Netflix, you grooved to the awesome ‘80s pop-rock soundtrack and the show’s spooky synth theme song. Now the songs and the lights in Laser Stranger Thingswill transport you back to that dark, delightful adventure. Come see the new laser music show at Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium and turn your world Upside Down. Laser Stranger Things now showing!

When

8 p.m. Jan. 10, 2020
8 p.m. Friday
8 p.m. Jan. 24, 2020
8 p.m. Jan. 31, 2020

Misrepresented, maligned and misunderstood, the Great White Shark is an iconic predator: the creature we love to fear. This planetarium show will explore the Great White's place in our imaginations, in our fears, and in the reality of its role at the top of the oceanic food chain. See the Great White through the eyes of people who swim with sharks:

Recommended for general audiences. 

Don't miss out on our hands-on exhibit about these amazing creatures in Sharks: Magnificent & Misunderstood!

When

7 p.m. Jan. 10, 2020
7 p.m. Jan. 11, 2020
7 p.m. Friday
7 p.m. Saturday
7 p.m. Jan. 24, 2020
7 p.m. Jan. 25, 2020
7 p.m. Jan. 31, 2020
7 p.m. Feb. 1, 2020

Our new Mars show, Next Stop: Mars will fly you to the red planet and give you the scoop on all that we’ve discovered there. The University of Arizona has played a role in every single NASA mission to Mars! And we’ve even led some of them. You’ll learn why Mars has captivated humans for millennia, what the new science tells us, and what it would take to send humans to Mars.

Recommended for General Audiences.

When

6 p.m. Jan. 10, 2020
6 p.m. Friday
6 p.m. Jan. 24, 2020
6 p.m. Jan. 31, 2020

Theres a place from which nothing escapes, not even light, where time and space literally come to end. Its at this point, inside this fantastic riddle, that black holes exert their sway over the cosmos and our imaginations. Features a star talk all about the research being done on black holes and the role UAZ played in taking a photograph of a black hole. 

Recommended for General Audiences

 

When

5 p.m. Jan. 10, 2020
5 p.m. Friday
5 p.m. Jan. 24, 2020
5 p.m. Jan. 31, 2020

Misrepresented, maligned and misunderstood, the Great White Shark is an iconic predator: the creature we love to fear. This planetarium show will explore the Great White's place in our imaginations, in our fears, and in the reality of its role at the top of the oceanic food chain. See the Great White through the eyes of people who swim with sharks:

Recommended for general audiences. 

Don't miss out on our hands-on exhibit about these amazing creatures in Sharks: Magnificent & Misunderstood!

When

4 p.m. Jan. 9, 2020
4 p.m. Thursday
4 p.m. Jan. 23, 2020
4 p.m. Jan. 30, 2020
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