Events & Festivals


Friday Nov 16 2018

6:30pm - 7:30pm

San Juan College Planetarium, Room 1723

Show will take place in the San Juan College Planetarium with a stargaze to follow, weather permitting. This is a free event! Planetarium show offered at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. with stargaze at 8:30 p.m.

Event Information

San Juan College Planetarium, Room 1723
4601 College Boulevard Farmington, NM
San Juan College
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San Juan College Planetarium offers a free public show and stargaze event once per month. The exact Friday every month often depends on the phase of the Moon, the nearest night to the first quarter phase will usually be the AstroFriday night. Program schedule may change. Seating is limited. 

2018- 2019 Schedule

Show times for May, June, and July AstroFridays are at 7:30 & 8:30 p.m., with a stargaze utilizing the college’s telescopes following at 9:30 p.m. All other AstroFridays, unless otherwise indicated, are at 6:30 & 7:30 p.m., and stargaze afterwards (weather permitting) is at 8:30 p.m.

June 22 - IBEX: Search for the Edge of the Solar System (fulldome)
July 20 - The Astronomy of Harry Potter 
August 24 - Tour of Mars 
September 14 - Two Small Pieces of Glass (fulldome) 
October 12 - Galaxies (fulldome) 
November 16 - Tortillas in Space
December 1 - (Saturday) Luminaria Stargaze 
December 7 - The Star of Bethlehem 
January 11 - Space Wear 
February 8 - Navajo Skies (fulldome) 
March 15 - Astrosmiles 
April 12 - The Astronomy of Harry Potter 
May 3 - Flight Adventures (fulldome)

The planetarium reserves the right to substitute shows. It is also possible (though not probable) for there to be a change in a show's date due to unforeseen circumstances.                    

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