Merrillville Community Planetarium
Bringing the Universe to the Merrillville Schools and Northwest Indiana

Welcome

The Merrillville Community Planetarium is part of the Merrillville Community School Corporation, a K-12 public school system in Northwest Indiana. The Planetarium is located in Clifford Pierce Middle School. We provide programming for Merrillville classes, outside groups, and the public.




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address + phone

Merrillville Community Planetarium
Clifford Pierce Middle School
199 East 70th Avenue
Merrillville, Indiana 46410
(219) 650-5486 - voice
(219) 650-5470 - fax

Upcoming Sky Dates

Upcoming Shows

  • Mon, Jan 22 @ 8:20 a.m.
    Fieler
  • Mon, Jan 22 @ 9:30 a.m.
    Fieler
  • Mon, Jan 22 @ 10:50 a.m.
    Salk
  • Mon, Jan 22 @ 12:55 p.m.
    Fieler

Today in Space History

January 21, 2018
  • 1472 - The great daylight comet of 1472 passed within 6.5 million miles of Earth.
  • 1979 - Pluto moves within orbit of Neptune to become the 8th most distant planet from the sun.