Live Sky: The Constellations

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Ancient Guides

Constellations are what we use to organize the sky, they help us locate the objects of interest to astronomy and they provide us a way to travel back in time to explore the ancient people who named them.

Price

This is a paid experience.
Adults (ages 13-59): $6, $7 for premium star shows
Children (ages 2-12) / Seniors (ages 60+): $5, $6 for premium star shows
Military: $4
Members: Free

Same-day tickets for Planetarium shows are available online, at the Science Center, or by calling our box office at 314.289.4400. Prices may vary depending on shows. Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more.

Overview

Our Night Skies

For ancient astronomers, the constellations were not only the products of scientific pursuits but often times also served as a means to understand their world and their very existence. Cultures around the world developed rich traditions seeped in astronomy that included their own interpretation of the constellations. Join us for this live presentation as we explore all about the constellations in our night skies.

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Planetarium

Showtimes

Sun. Dec 16
Mon. Dec 17
Tue. Dec 18
Wed. Dec 19
Thu. Dec 20
Fri. Dec 21
Sat. Dec 22
Sun. Dec 23
Mon. Dec 24
Wed. Dec 26
Thu. Dec 27
Fri. Dec 28
Sat. Dec 29
Sun. Dec 30
Mon. Dec 31

Sunday, December 16

Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm

Monday, December 17

Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm

Tuesday, December 18

Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm

Wednesday, December 19

Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm

Thursday, December 20

Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm

Friday, December 21

Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm

Saturday, December 22

Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm

Sunday, December 23

Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm

Monday, December 24

Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm

Wednesday, December 26

Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm

Thursday, December 27

Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm

Friday, December 28

Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm

Saturday, December 29

Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm

Sunday, December 30

Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm

Monday, December 31

Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
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Accessibility

Elevators and ramps serve all public areas of the McDonnell Planetarium.

We also offer hearing assist devices for Planetarium star shows. When ordering tickets, please let your reservationist know you’re interested in a hearing assist device, or speak with a Planetarium team member before your program begins.

With advance notice, the Planetarium offers Feeling the Stars, a custom tactile program for visitors with vision impairments that pairs with The Little Star That Could.

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