In celebration of Earth Day, the Illinois State Planetarium will offer Habitat Earth: Living in a Connected World, narrated by Frances McDormand. Showtimes for this one-weekend event are 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 22, and 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 23.
Habitat Earth is a full-dome exploration of what it means to live in today’s connected world, where biological networks intersect with those built by humans. The show takes a step back and allows you to experience our place in nature.
After each show we explore some of the highlights found in the evening sky. This includes looking at the Moon, planets, bright stars, and constellations currently visible from Central Illinois.
Admission to the ISU Planetarium is $5 for adults; $4 for children ages 5-12, seniors, and ISU ID holders; and $3.00 for children ages 3-4. Tickets may be purchased in the Planetarium Gift Shop, next to the Planetarium, beginning 20 minutes before each show.
Following Illinois State University policy: face coverings are recommended, but not required, in all University public indoor spaces. This includes the ISU Planetarium. For more information, visit the University’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response website.
The ISU Planetarium is located under the white-domed roof at the eastern end of Felmley Hall of Science Annex. Felmley Hall is located on the northeast corner of the ISU campus at the intersection of College Avenue and School Street.
Free parking for ISU Planetarium’s weekend programs is available a short distance from the Planetarium in University parking lot F-67, located on the east side of School Street.
For more information, please call the ISU Planetarium at (309) 438-2496 or visit the Planetarium website.