Friday Starry Nights — Giant Dome Theater & Planetarium

Join us for a night under the stars in the newly renovated T.C. Hooper Planetarium with a new 360° full immersion dome, 4K projection, state-of-the-art lighting, dynamic 5.1 surround sound and more! 

Attention Members: If you are unable to attend a show for which you have resereved tickets, please email Kelli Cox at kycox@greenville.k12.sc.us.



6:00pm & 7:30pm Feature Show:  Earth, Moon & Sun

Daniel Observatory

Friday Nights 6:00pm — 6:50pm & 7:30pm — 8:30pm

Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. In his quest for answers, this amusing character adapted from Native American oral traditions will help audiences discover the truth behind many common astronomical misconceptions.
Recommended for ages 4 - adult


The Observatory opens at 8:00pm until 10:15pm.

 Click here to purchase tickets online.

 

8:45pm Feature Show: Black Holes: 10th Anniversary Edition

Daniel Observatory

Friday Nights 8:45pm — 9:45pm

Once in their grasp, nothing can escape. With the help of science advisors from around the country, audiences will be able to see and feel what it might be like to approach the supermassive Black Hole at the center of our own Milky Way galaxy, or speculate on the existence of “worm holes,” theoretical portholes in space and time.
Recommended for ages 10 - adult

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Upstate’s Sky Tonight included with the 7:30pm & 8:45pm shows

Upstate’s Sky Tonight

Learn what’s happening in tonight’s sky including: planets, constellations, moon phases and special celestial events.

 




Order Tickets Online or at the Planetarium

We accept all major credit cards. Tickets are non-refundable.

Click here to purchase tickets online.

  • $6.00 for Adults and Teens
  • $5.00 Children (ages 4-12)
  • $5.00 Senior Citizens (age 60 & over)
  • $5.00 Military
  • FREE - RMSC Members - GCS employees with pass
  • Children age 3 and under - Not recommended

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.

A Ticket for Each Showtime Includes:

  • “Upstate’s Sky Tonight” (7:30pm & 8:45pm)
    Learn what’s happening in tonight’s sky including: planets, constellations, moon phases and special celestial events.
  • 6:00pm “Earth, Moon & Sun” or
    7:30pm “Earth, Moon & Sun” or
    8:45pm "Black Holes: 10th Anniversary Edition
  • SpacePark 360 Virtual Rollercoaster

Viewing at the Daniel Observatory (weather permitting)

Please arrive early.  You will need to have your ticket scanned prior to showtime.
Seating begins 15 minutes early.
Show begins promptly at showtime.
No entry after feature show begins.
Handicap visitors with walkers or wheel chairs should arrive 30 minutes early in order to request special seating.

 

 


Daniel Observatory (8:00-10:15pm) on Friday Starry Nights (weather permitting)

Daniel ObservatoryJoin our Astronomers in the Daniel Observatory for a spectacular view through the 23 inch refractor telescope.  Built in 1882 for Princeton University and used for astronomical research until 1964, this historic telescope is the 8th largest refractor in North America.

 

 


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