University of Memphis Lambuth M. D. Anderson Planetarium Announces Schedule of Public Shows in April

April shows at the University of Memphis Lambuth M. D. Anderson Planetarium include:

• Tuesday, April 3, 5:30 p.m. - "Time-Space"

• Tuesday, April 10, 5:30 p.m. - "Light Years from Andromeda"

• Friday, April 13, 3:45 p.m. - Kids' After School Special Planetarium Show: "Seasonal Stargazing – Spring"

• Tuesday, April 17, 5:30 p.m. - "Life: A Cosmic Story"

• Tuesday, April 24, 5:30 p.m. - "Hubble Vision"

• Saturday, April 28, 9:30 a.m. - Kids' Saturday Morning Planetarium Show: "Seasonal Stargazing – Spring"

Doors open 15 minutes before show times. For safety reasons, there is no seating once 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 planetarium@memphis.edu or call Holley Wood, coordinator, at 731.425.7368. Presentations are free to groups and individuals, with free parking in the conveniently located 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. For more information, about the University of Memphis Lambuth, visit https://www.memphis.edu/lambuth, call 731.425.1904 or email planetarium@memphis.edu.


Holley Wood | planetarium@memphis.edu | 731.425.7368