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

Fri. Feb 15
Sat. Feb 16
Sun. Feb 17
Mon. Feb 18
Tue. Feb 19
Wed. Feb 20
Thu. Feb 21
Fri. Feb 22
Sat. Feb 23
Sun. Feb 24
Mon. Feb 25
Tue. Feb 26
Wed. Feb 27
Thu. Feb 28

Friday, February 15

Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: Mission Mars
2:30 pm

Saturday, February 16

Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: Mission Mars
2:30 pm

Sunday, February 17

Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: Mission Mars
2:30 pm

Monday, February 18

Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: Mission Mars
2:30 pm

Tuesday, February 19

Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: Mission Mars
2:30 pm

Wednesday, February 20

Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: Mission Mars
2:30 pm

Thursday, February 21

Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: Mission Mars
2:30 pm

Friday, February 22

Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: Mission Mars
2:30 pm

Saturday, February 23

Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: Mission Mars
2:30 pm

Sunday, February 24

Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: Mission Mars
2:30 pm

Monday, February 25

Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: Mission Mars
2:30 pm

Tuesday, February 26

Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: Mission Mars
2:30 pm

Wednesday, February 27

Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: Mission Mars
2:30 pm

Thursday, February 28

Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: Mission Mars
2:30 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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