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

Summer Public Show

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The Summer Sky

Friday, July 13, 20, 27
Saturday, July 21, 28

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The Merrillville Community Planetarium presents The Summer Sky, a public program beginning on July 13 and continuing through July 28. The show will be presented on Friday, July 13, 20, and 27, and Saturday, July 21 and 28 at 7:30 p.m. Additional showings may be added if needed. The planetarium opens for seating 30 minutes before the show begins. No one will be admitted after the program starts.

The warm nights of summer can be a wonderful time to explore the night sky. Learn about the bright stars and constellations visible during the summer. “The Summer Sky” will also show you how to find the planets Venus, Jupiter, and Saturn in the sky just after sunset.

Admission to public programs is $4.00 for adults and $2.00 for children. Seating is limited and should be reserved by calling (219) 650-5486 or here on the web site. Large groups can arrange for a private show by calling the planetarium at (219) 650-5486.

This is our final public program for the 2017-2018 school year. Our next public show will be in October 2018. The planetarium is located in Clifford Pierce Middle School at 199 East 70th Avenue in Merrillville, Indiana. Please park and enter on the west side of the building.