Spring Semester Schedule Now Available

man with a beard next to an old telescopeCurious about the quest for extrasolar worlds, how the telescope opened up the universe and other wonders related to the cosmos? Then, you’ll want to make space on your calendar for the latest schedule of shows at the County College of Morris (CCM) Longo Planetarium.

Shows for the Spring Semester, February through April, include From Earth to Universe and two new shows, Out There: The Quest for Extrasolar Worlds and Amazing Telescope: Two Small Pieces of Glass. You can watch trailers for those shows at www.eso.org/public/videos/OutThere_trailer_en/ and www.eso.org/public/videos/tspog-eng-trailer-flat-30fps-original/

Planetarium shows run Fridays at 7 and 8:15 p.m. and Saturdays at 2:30, 4 and 5:30 p.m.  Tickets for all shows are $10 per person and can be purchased online at  https://bookstore.ccm.edu/longo-planetarium-ccm/. Online reservations are strongly encouraged; limited tickets will be available for purchase at the door.

All programs start promptly at the times indicated. For your safety, guests will not be admitted or readmitted to the Planetarium theater once the lights are off, so make sure to arrive early and plan for any unexpected delays in travel and parking!

The Longo Planetarium is located on CCM’s campus, 214 Center Grove Road, Randolph. The planetarium is in Cohen Hall Room 207. The closest parking lots are 6 and 7. Follow the brown and white signs to Cohen Hall located at the center of campus. It is about a five-minute walk from the parking lot to the planetarium.