Observatory & Planetarium Schedules

Sam Houston State University Observatory Schedule, Spring 2014

Dates (Day of Week):

February 3, 2014 (M)

February 4, 2014 (T)

February 13, 2014 (Th)

February 14, 2014 (F)

February 19, 2014 (W)

February 20, 2014 (Th)

February 24, 2014 (M)

February 25, 2014 (T)

March 6, 2014 (Th)

March 7, 2014 (F)

March 17, 2014 (M)

March 18, 2014 (T)

March 26, 2014 (W)

March 27, 2014 (Th)

March 31, 2014 (M)

April 3, 2014 (Th)

Time (for all dates): 8:00 p.m.

These are all of the possible dates for the observatory. Any of these dates can and will be canceled if the weather is raining. If the weather is merely overcast, the lab at the observatory will remain a go but with different requirements. Call 936-294-3664 to see if the observatory lab has been canceled. Students arriving later than 15 minutes after start time will not be admitted. Arrive early. Bring a red flashlight and expect mosquitoes.

There will be no makeup days for any labs canceled. Any questions or concerns should be directed to Dr. Miller.

Sam Houston State University Planetarium Schedule, Spring 2014       

chaos order        winter tales      dipper                                                         




Friday, January 31, 2014

Winter Tales

Jupiter in good view

Friday, February 28, 2014

Winter Tales


Friday, March 21, 2014

A Dipper Full of Stars

Equinox on 3/20

Friday, April 11, 2014

A Dipper Full of Stars

Mars in opposition 4/8

Friday, May 9, 2014

Extreme Planets

Saturn in opposition 5/10

Friday, May 23, 2014

Chaos and Order/Extreme Planets (Double Feature)


All shows begin at 7:00. Admission is free. The planetarium is located in the Farrington Building, Room 102. 

For more information, contact Mike Prokosch at 936-294-3664. For a complete list of all shows available please Check out http://shsu-planetarium.wikispaces.com/. Clear Skies!

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