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Starry Nights

Friday Starry Nights

Fridays are “starry nights” at Roper Mountain Science Center. Friday evening visitors can enjoy a show in the planetarium and . Each is exciting, educational, and just plain fun! They are presented on the largest planetarium screen in South Carolina.

In the Daniel Observatory the real stars and planets are seen through the eighth largest telescope of its kind in the nation. The historic “War of the Worlds” telescope provides views which are truly breathtaking! Join us for Friday “Starry Nights” at Roper Mountain Science Center.

Friday Nights ~ 6:30 – 10:00 PM


ticket-buttonPurchase Tickets either on line or at the Planetarium.

(If purchasing on-line, choose the date and time of the planetarium show that you are wanting to attend.)

MEMBERS: When you go to purchase tickets you must be Signed In to receive your discounted rate! Simply click Sign In (or click Register to first create your web login) at the top of the page you are taken to after clicking on the “Click to Buy Tickets” button. Your discount will be reflected during checkout. Refunds will not be given if you forget to sign in.
Tickets are non-refundable.



  • $5.00 for Adults and Teens
  • $4.00 Children (ages 5-12)
  • $4.00 Senior Citizens (age 60 & over)
  • FREE Children age 4 and under
  • RMSCA Members
  • GCSD employees with pass

7:00 & 8:15 PM Showtime Includes:

  • Carolina Skies (live sky talk)
  • Feature Shows: Black Holes
  • Mars Rollercoater
  • Viewing at the Daniel Observatory (weather permitting)