Mars Opposition 2020

Mars will be visible all night in St. Louis on October 13th. Join our McDonnell Planetarium Manager, Will, to find out how to view our neighbor this month! Connect with Curiosity

Man looking at the stars. Alone man looking at starry sky. Night sky.

Venus & The Planets of May

The planets and Moon will NOT form a smiley face in the sky this month. Watch as Will debunks a common space myth and shows us where to look to find other planets in May’s night sky. Connect with Curiosity

The Planetarium Goes Dark

The lights at the iconic McDonnell Planetarium have gone dark this month. Watch as Will explains why we’ve teamed up with the Saint Louis Zoo, Gateway Arch, and the Missouri Botanical Garden in an effort to reduce light pollution in the city of St. Louis. Connect with Curiosity

Virtual Planetarium – April 3, 2020

Venus will be visiting the famous Seven Sisters star cluster on April 2nd and 3rd. A sight that only occurs every eight years! Join Will, our James S. McDonnell Planetarium Manager, as he shares what to watch for in the St. Louis sky. One of our planetarium presenters was able to get a picture of… Continue reading