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Week of Welcome: Under the Stars with Morehead

August 23, 2022 @ 4:00 pm 6:00 pm

Experience the NEW Morehead during UNC’s Weeks of Welcome. Step into the fulldome for a great experience under the stars! Catch one of our most popular shows: “Carolina Skies” as students will be immersed in an experience like no other!

Purchase Tickets for Under the Stars with Morehead:


  • 4:00 PM—6 PM Explore Morehead (Exhibits + Launch Lab)
  • 4:30 PM—Carolina Skies (ticket required)
  • 4:30 PM—Science LIVE! (interactive science demos)
  • 5:15 PM—Carolina Skies(ticket required)
  • 5:15 PM—Science LIVE! (interactive science demos)

Week of Welcome 2022 Discount: 
UNC Students receive free general admission to Morehead Planetarium & Science Center year-round. Tickets to planetarium shows are only $5/each for current students. For this 2022 Week of Welcome event, student tickets receive a -$3.00 discount.

OneCard required: 
This event and special show is available only for current UNC undergraduate and graduate students. A valid UNC OneCard must be shown at check-in for all participants. If you purchase multiple tickets, a OneCard is required for each guest on your order.