M. D. Anderson Planetarium Announces Schedule for February and March
February 9, 2018 - The University of Memphis Lambuth M. D. Anderson Planetarium has announced its schedule of shows for February and March:
Friday, Feb. 9, 3:45 p.m. – Kids' After School Special Planetarium Show: "Two Small
Pieces of Glass"
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 5:30 p.m. – "Life: A Cosmic Story"
Tuesday, Feb. 20, 5:30 p.m. – "Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity"
Saturday, Feb. 24, 9:30 a.m. – Kids' Saturday Morning Planetarium Show: "Two Small Pieces of Glass"
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 5:30 p.m. – "Light Years from Andromeda"
Tuesday, March 6, 5:30 p.m. – "Chronicle of a Journey to Earth"
Friday, March 9, 3:45 p.m. - Kids' After School Special Planetarium Show: "The Cowboy Astronomer"
Tuesday, March 13, 5:30 p.m. – "Seasonal Stargazing – Spring"
Tuesday, March 20, 5:30 p.m. – "Black Holes: The Other Side of infinity"
Saturday, March 24, 9:30 a.m. – Kids' Saturday Morning Planetarium Show: "The Cowboy Astronomer"
Tuesday, March 27, 5:30 p.m. – "Life: A Cosmic Story
Doors open 15 minutes before showtime. For safety reasons, there is no seating after the IN USE lights are on. No food or drink is allowed in the auditorium.
The University of Memphis-Lambuth M. D. Anderson Planetarium was built in 1967 and rededicated in 1973 through a generous grant from the M. D. Anderson Foundation, in honor of Jackson, Tenn., native and philanthropist Monroe Dunaway Anderson. The Planetarium's 30-foot dome seats 60 and presents regularly scheduled public shows via its Digitarium Alpha 2+ digital projector. The only public planetarium in West Tennessee outside of Memphis, the University of Memphis Lambuth M. D. Anderson Planetarium serves the public as well as community and school groups with a wide range of presentations.
Schools or groups interested in scheduling a show should email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Holley Wood, coordinator, at 731.425.7368. Presentations are free to groups and individuals, with free parking in the Oxley lot.
With all the power of a major research university behind it, the UofM Lambuth is the most comprehensive and only four-year public university in Jackson and serves the West Tennessee area and beyond. The University of Memphis Lambuth offers 19 bachelor's degrees, five master's degrees and two doctoral degrees, and has an enrollment of more than 1,000 students.
Holley Wood | email@example.com | 731.425.7368