Schedule of Weekend Celestial Shows

All shows are free of charge!

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 about our celestial shows, call 443.840.4560.

Coming up at CCBC

Photo of an eclipse

Celestial Show

Friday, December 7, 8:00 PM | CCBC Catonsville

Banneker Planetarium | Math and Science Hall

The January 21st 2019 Lunar Eclipse

Now that the hype and hubbub for the 2017 Great American Solar eclipse is...

Tags: Community, Events, Free, Planetarium


Winter night sky with snow capped trees

Celestial Show

Saturday, December 8 | CCBC Catonsville

Banneker Planetarium | Math and Science Hall

The Glorious Winter Sky (Children's show)

Learn about the winter night sky constellations and the bright planet Jupiter.

FREE. Open...

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Comet sailing through a beautiful dark blue night sky.

Celestial Show

Friday, February 15, 7:30 PM-8:30 PM | CCBC Catonsville

Mathematics & Science Hall (MASH) | Room 030

Earthquake

Explore the forces that transform the surface of our planet. After a stunning flight over the San Andreas...

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Starry dark blue night sky

Celestial Show

Saturday, February 16, 10:00 AM-11:00 AM | CCBC Catonsville

Mathematics & Science Hall (MASH) | Room 030

The Tiny Big Star (kid show)

This show is the life story of how a very large star became...

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Photo of a night stary night

Celestial Show

Friday, March 22, 8:00 PM-9:00 PM | CCBC Catonsville

Mathematics & Science Hall (MASH) | Room 030

Asterisms of the World

What is an asterism? How is it different from a constellation? Come learn about some...

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Beautiful night sky showcasing lots of stars in the distance.

Celestial Show

Saturday, March 23, 10:00 AM-11:00 AM | CCBC Catonsville

Mathematics & Science Hall (MASH) | Room 030

The Land of Far,Far Away (kids)

Most of us know about the stars and the planets that are close...

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Satellite hovering above earth with purple glow over the edge of the planet

Celestial Show

Friday, April 5, 8:00 PM-9:00 PM | CCBC Catonsville

Mathematics & Science Hall (MASH) | Room 030

Astron,Boston,& the Revolution

We’ve all studied and learned something about the Boston Massacre, the Tea Party, and Paul Revere’s...

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A show at the Benjamin Banneker Planetarium in CCBC Catonsville

Celestial Show

Saturday, April 6, 10:00 AM-11:00 AM | CCBC Catonsville

Mathematics & Science Hall (MASH) | Room 030

Space Bunny (kid show)

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

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

Celestial Show

Friday, May 10, 8:00 PM-9:00 PM | CCBC Catonsville

Mathematics & Science Hall (MASH) | Room 030

50th Anniv. of Apollo Missions

How many Apollo flights were there? How many actually made it to the moon?...

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A show at the Benjamin Banneker Planetarium in CCBC Catonsville

Celestial Show

Saturday, May 11, 10:00 AM-11:00 AM | CCBC Catonsville

Mathematics & Science Hall (MASH) | Room 030

Name That Planet!

Join us for a quiz that tests your knowledge of the planets in our Solar System.

For...

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Bright moon reflecting over a lake with mountains in the background

Celestial Show

Friday, June 14, 7:30 PM-8:30 PM | CCBC Catonsville

Mathematics & Science Hall (MASH) | Room 030

Earthquake

Explore the forces that transform the surface of our planet. After a stunning flight over the San Andreas...

Tags: Planetarium, Events, Community, Free


Winter night sky with snow capped trees

Celestial Show

Saturday, June 15, 10:00 AM-11:00 AM | CCBC Catonsville

Mathematics & Science Hall (MASH) | Room 030

'Tis the Season to be Gazing!

Come learn an explanation of why we have the seasons and a demonstration...

Tags: Planetarium, Events, Community, Free