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While the Museum and Planetarium are closed, please enjoy these abbreviated Planetarium programs at home! 

We look forward to seeing you back under the big dome soon.


Asteroid Nears Earth

Learn about the approaching near-Earth asteroid with Bob Bonadurer, director of the Daniel M. Soref Dome Theater and Planetarium.


Comet Atlas

Learn about the path of Comet Atlas from Dome Theater and Planetarium Director Bob Bonadurer.


Did An Asteroid Really Kill the Dinos?

Explore the dinosaur disaster up close, supported by evidence from MPM's own Geology department in this MPM original Planetarium production.

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Egyptian Astronomy

Travel from Wisconsin to Egypt — and back again — as Bob Bonadurer, Director of the Daniel M. Soref Dome Theater and Planetarium, explores the night sky.

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It's About Time! Cosmic Cycles We All Live By

Time impacts us everyday -- but what is it exactly? Where does time come from? Explore these mysteries and many more in the Planetarium’s newest creation. Join friendly robots Tortoise and Hare in their voyage around the Earth and beyond to discover the wild origins of time!


The Solar System Show

Looking to explore way-out worlds? The blistering Sun? Mysterious moons? Crazy comets and amazing asteroids? Then join our gang of smart, wacky reporters and rambunctious planets in the Planetarium Channel’s new extravaganza, The Solar System Show! We promise planet fun for everyone.


Virtual Wisconsin Stargazing: April and May

Take a look at the night skies in Wisconsin with Planetarium Director Bob Bonadurer.