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​​​​​​​Some of the most powerful telescopes on our planet sit high in the Chilean desert. Learn about the latest technology and how people around the world are working to keep stargazing possible in our ever-growing light polluted world.



  • Planetarium passes are required for the 7:30, 8:30, and 9:30 pm shows.`
  • Passes are $3 each and may be purchased online or at the ticket window. Since shows do sell out, we always recommend buying in advance.
  • The 6:30 pm live show is always free. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Please arrive at the planetarium 15 minutes before your ticketed showtime for seating. We run a tight spaceship!