1426 N Quincy St
Arlington, VA 22207
703-228-6000
Thursday, May 05, 2016

Planetarium


Brown Planetarium

David M. Brown Planetarium

1426 N. Quincy Street, Arlington, VA 22207
703-228-6070
 
More than Forty Years of Service to Arlington Students and the Greater Community
 
The weekend of April 29th through May 1st is a regular public show weekend.
 
 
SCHEDULE FOR REGULAR WEEKEND PROGRAMS:
Supervolcanoes:   Friday  7:30 PM
Supervolcanoes:  Saturday 7:30 PM
Perfect Little Planet   Sunday 1:30 PM
Magic Tree House    Sunday 3:00 PM .
 
May Stars Tonight: Monday May 2nd, 7:30 PM
 
Weather permitting, the transit of Mercury, Monday May 9th, can be
viewed on the plaza between the Planetarium and the Ed Center
from 10:00AM to 2:00PM.  Safe solar telescopes
will be set up for the public stop by for a look.
 
 


The Friends of Arlington's Planetarium (FOP)

The Friends provide programming that may include full dome programs and fascinating lectures from the field of Astronomy and other scientific fields designed to broaden our appeal to the planetarium-going public.  These programs are held the 3rd weekend of the month during the school year and presented in lieu of the regular program schedule.
See their website for more details.  www.friendsoftheplanetarium.org.
 
2015 - 2016 Friends Schedule:

May 20-22  Transits & Eclipses
Jun 17-19   The Planets
            
Most FOP programs will be held at the regularly scheduled weekend showtimes.
All proceeds go directly to support the planetarium programs and science education
in Arlington Public Schools.
 
 
In the event of bad weather, when school activities are canceled, the Planetarium will also be closed (call 703-228-4277). However, if the swimming pools are open, public planetarium shows will proceed as scheduled. For more information, please use the links at the left. 
 
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