Fall 2016 Schedule for 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.

Beautiful night sky showcasing lots of stars in the distance.

Legends of the Heavens

Friday, October 28, 8:00 PM | Benjamin Banneker Planetarium


What do the Native Americans and other cultures see when they look up at the night sky? Hear some stories explaining how and why the...

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Starry dark blue night sky

Space Witch

Saturday, October 29, 10:00 AM | Benjamin Banneker Planetarium


Children’s Program

Follow Tilly Ipswitch and her cat Kit as they fly through space looking for fun around Halloween.

All Planetarium shows are free and open to
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Bright moon reflecting over a lake with mountains in the background

The Super Moon

Friday, November 11, 8:00 PM | Benjamin Banneker Planetarium


What do we mean when we call the full moon a “Super Moon?” Does the Moon really get bigger? Come and learn about the Moon...

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7 moons illustrate the phases of the moon

Dudley the Curious Duckling

Saturday, November 12, 10:00 AM | Benjamin Banneker Planetarium


Children’s Program

Watch how Dudley learns why the Moon mysteriously appears and reappears over the course of the month.

Show is appropriate for Preschool through Second Grade.
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A man dressed in winter jacket shines a flash light into the night sky

What was the Christmas Star?

Friday, December 9, 8:00 PM | Benjamin Banneker Planetarium


There are many different explanations concerning what could have been the “Star of Bethlehem.” Come see what some of them are based on both ancient...

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Winter night sky with snow capped trees

Santa, stars & other winter wonders

Saturday, December 10, 10:00 AM | Benjamin Banneker Planetarium


Children’s Program

A story for children that explains the real meaning of Christmas.

All Planetarium shows are free and open to the public. No reservations are needed...

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