Friday Starry Nights - March 1 – May 24


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 reserved tickets, please email Kelli Cox at kycox@greenville.k12.sc.us.




6:00pm Feature Show:  ONE WORLD, ONE SKY: BIG BIRD’S ADVENTURE 

Daniel Observatory

Friday Nights 6:00pm — 6:50pm

Join Big Bird and Elmo on an unforgettable journey to the Moon and back! When Elmo’s friend Hu Hu Zhu stops by Sesame Street for a visit, he notices that Sesame Street is a little bit different from his home in China. But when he looks up at the sky, he feels right at home. Elmo and Hu Hu Zhu may live in different cities, but they share the same sky! With a little help from Big Bird, the two friends learn about the Sun, the Moon, and the Big Dipper, then blast off in an imaginary rocket to the Moon! Along the way, they invite the audience to sing along to songs about space and celebrate the sky that belongs to everyone.

Recommended for age 4 and above.

The Observatory is open from 8:00pm – 9:15pm.  

 Click here to purchase tickets online.

 

7:30pm Feature Show: ULTIMATE UNIVERSE

Daniel Observatory

Friday Nights 7:30pm — 8:30pm

From the edge of space and time, through vast fields of wondrous galaxies, to the majesty of our solar system, this show will take audiences on a grand tour of the universe and lets them experience its most provocative secrets. The show is a journey from the edge of the universe through space and time to reach our home planet, witnessing the major components of the cosmos along the way.

Recommended for ages 8 and above.

Observatory opens 8:00pm – 9:15pm


 

Click here to purchase tickets online.

 

Upstate’s Sky Tonight included with the 7:30pm show

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 show only)
    Learn what’s happening in tonight’s sky including: planets, constellations, moon phases and special celestial events.
  • 6:00pm “ONE WORLD, ONE SKY” or
    7:30pm “Ultimate Universe”
  • 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 (8:00pm-9:15pm) 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.

 

 









Friday Starry Nights - May 31 – July 12


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 reserved tickets, please email Kelli Cox at kycox@greenville.k12.sc.us.




6:00pm Feature Show:  LITTLE STAR THAT COULD 

Daniel Observatory

Friday Nights 6:00pm

Little Star, an average yellow star in search for planets of his own to protect and warm. Along the way, he meets other stars and learns what makes each star special. Eventually, Little Star finds his planets and introduced. This is a fun, wonderful story for the entire family! Recommended for age 4 and above.

Recommended for age 4 and above.

The Observatory is open from 8:00pm – 10:15pm.  

 




7:30pm & 8:45pm Feature Show: APOLLO 11

Daniel Observatory

Friday Nights 7:30pm & 8:45pm

July 20th, 1969… After lagging behind in the decade long race with the Soviet Union, the United States puts humanity’s first vehicle carrying two astronauts onto the surface of the Moon. These two men later spent over 2 hours walking on the surface of the Moon. Experience the events of Apollo 11 unfold as this show retells the story of that historic day!

Recommended for ages 8 and above.

Observatory opens 8:00pm – 10:15pm




 

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 and 8:45pm shows only.)
    Learn what’s happening in tonight’s sky including: planets, constellations, moon phases and special celestial events.
  • 6:00pm “The Little Star that Could or
    7:30pm & 8:45pm “Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto the Moon
  • 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 (8:00PM – 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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