Schedule of Weekend Celestial Shows

All shows are free of charge and no reservations or tickets are required. Shows begin promptly at 8:00 P.M on Fridays and at 10:00 A.M. on Saturdays in Room 030A (Benjamin Banneker Planetarium) located in the Mathematics and Science Hall building on the Catonsville Campus. In the event of inclement weather, please call 443.840.1711 for possible closings. For additional information please call 443.840.4560.

7 moons illustrate the phases of the moon

Young Mr. Lincoln and the Moon

Friday, February 9, 8:00 PM | CCBC Catonsville

Benjamin Banneker Planetarium | Math and Science Hall

Before Abraham Lincoln became President of the United States, he was a simple country lawyer in Springfield, Illinois....

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A show at the Benjamin Banneker Planetarium in CCBC Catonsville

Name That Planet! (Children's show)

Saturday, February 10, 10:00 AM | CCBC Catonsville

Benjamin Banneker Planetarium | Math and Science Hall

Learn about how the planets got their names from Greek and Roman Mythology in this family-friendly game...

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Bright moon reflecting over a lake with mountains in the background

Easter and the Changing Moon

Friday, March 16, 8:00 PM | CCBC Catonsville

Benjamin Banneker Planetarium | Math and Science Hall 

In the Christian and Catholic faiths, the date for Easter is set around the full moon and Spring....

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Winter night sky with snow capped trees

Why Do We Have Seasons? (Children's show)

Saturday, March 17, 10:00 AM | CCBC Catonsville

Banneker Planetarium | Math and Science Hall

Why do we have seasons here in Baltimore? Are the seasons the same all over the Earth? Bring your...

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A man dressed in winter jacket shines a flash light into the night sky

Reading the Night Sky like a Scout

Friday, April 20, 8:00 PM | CCBC Catonsville

Banneker Planetarium | Math and Science Hall

Ever wonder how scouts can read the night sky, tell time, and figure out where they are? Learn how...

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Beautiful night sky showcasing lots of stars in the distance.

Space Bunny (Children's show)

Saturday, April 21, 10:00 AM | CCBC Catonsville

Banneker Planetarium | Math and Science Hall

Journey with a rabbit named Boynton and his friend Jocelyn as they take a trip into space.

FREE. Open...

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A show at the Benjamin Banneker Planetarium in CCBC Catonsville

60 years in space

Friday, May 11, 8:00 PM | CCBC Catonsville

Banneker Planetarium | Math and Science Hall

2017-2018 marks 60 years of community colleges in Baltimore County, and also the beginning of the Space Age. Come see...

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Comet sailing through a beautiful dark blue night sky.

Riding a Comet (Children's show)

Saturday, May 12, 10:00 AM | CCBC Catonsville

Banneker Planetarium | Math and Science Hall

What are shooting stars? Comets? Asteroids? What do they look like if they land on Earth? Hear a story...

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