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McMunn Planetarium

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Planetarium Shows

Dates

  • October 3, 2014, 7:00 & 8:00 PM
  • November 7, 2014, 7:00 & 8:00 PM
  • December 5, 2014, 7:00 & 8:00 PM

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The McMunn Planetarium is a facility of East Stroudsburg University's Physics Department.

In addition to its intended use as an educational tool for the students at ESU, the Planetarium also offers shows to the general public. Tickets are $6.00 for adults and 4.00 for children 12 and under or seniors over 60.

The Planetarium features seasonal programs about the night sky developed by Physics Professor David Buckley.

The McMunn Planetarium, seats up to 75 people under its dome and features a SPITZ digital projection system that can show pre-produced films as well as elaborate custom-produced star shows. Since its completion in 2008, the planetarium has welcomed thousands of ESU students and public visitors of all ages

The seasonal sky show is followed by a feature full-dome video presentation that varies from month to month.

The 2014 Fall semester will include the following shows:

  • October 3, 2014, 7:00 & 8:00 PM
    • Autumn Skies and Black Holes
  • November 7, 2014, 7:00 & 8:00PM
    • Special kids night featuring the Little Star That Could
  • December 5, 2014, 7:00 & 8:00 PM
    • Long Winter Nights and Passport to the Universe.

The Planetarium program is open to the general public. Tickets are $6.00 for adults and 4.00 for children 12 and under or seniors over 60 and reservations are required, seating is limited.

Tickets for events are sold on a first-come first-serve basis and are currently only available to purchase online. To purchase a ticket click the "purchase tickets" link above.

The program is suitable for children but be advised that the planetarium will be quite dark during the sky show and feature show.

The planetarium can also be reserved for group programs catering to all ages. Special group rates are available. To inquire about group programs call (570) 422-2747 or email emooney2@esu.edu

Parking is available behind the Hoefner Science Center.