Laser Shows will Replace Starry Nights Fridays on July 19, 26 and August 2.
Join for All New Starry Nights shows on August 9th.

See our Lasers Shows page for shows and times.



Friday Starry Nights - August 9 – September 27


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:  Perfect Little Planet  

Daniel Observatory

Friday Nights 6:00pm

Imagine the ultimate space vacation. Discover our solar system through a different set of eyes – a family from another star system seeking the perfect vacation spot.

Recommended for age 4 and above.

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

 




7:30pm Feature Show: Tales of the Maya Skies

Daniel Observatory

Friday Nights 7:30pm

“Tales of the Maya Skies” tells the story of how the ancient Maya interwove astronomy and culture to create a stable society that spanned 2,000 years, from 500 BCE to 1500 CE. Mayan culture, life, architecture, and legends were intertwined with the ancient Maya’s scientific observation and recording of planetary movements.

Recommended for ages 8 and above.

Observatory opens 8:00pm – 9:15pm




 

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 “Perfect Little Planet or
    7:30pm “Tales of the Maya Skies
  • 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.

 

 


A 402 Roper Mountain Road, Greenville, S.C. 29615   P 864.355.8900   F 864.355.8948

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