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Starry Nights

A Morehead educator leads a planetarium show.

Explore the night sky under the planetarium dome! During the Starry Nights program for adults and older teens, you'll learn how to identify the planets, bright stars and constellations that are easiest to find during the current season, with expert guidance from a Morehead astronomy educator. You'll hear stories and legends from various cultures about the visible star patterns. You'll also receive a season-specific update on eclipses, meteor showers and other astronomical phenomena.

General Information

  • Fees: $12.25 ($9.25 for Morehead members)
  • Registration:  No pre-registration required. Get tickets at the door, night of show!
  • Age Requirements: Adults and older teens*

* Starry Nights programs are designed for adult learners and are open to teens with a strong interest in astronomy and science. For children younger than 13, Morehead offers Star Families, which is designed to suit the learning styles of children ages 7-12.

Private Shows

Groups of 15 or more people may reserve a private showing of a Starry Nights program. This private show must occur within one week before or after the date of the scheduled public program. Private show pricing applies. To reserve a private show, call Guest Relations. Private shows must be reserved at least two weeks in advance.

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