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Astronomy Nights at the MCC Planetarium

  • February 1, 2019 - May 3, 2019
  • Location: Planetarium at Mesa Community College
  • Address: 1833 W Southern Ave Physical Science Building (#15) Mesa, AZ 85202
  • Times: From: 06:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Admission: Free
  • Phone:(480) 461-7000
  • Venue: Planetarium at Mesa Community College
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MCC Astronomy Nights include FREE planetarium shows, telescope viewing, information tables, hands-on activities, and more! Planetarium shows occur rain or shine, but telescope viewing of the night sky is only offered when the sky is clear.

Planetarium shows run from 6:00-10:00 PM, with shows starting every 30 minutes. Tickets to the planetarium shows are FREE to guests beginning at 5:30pm on Astronomy Nights or through online reservations (coming soon). Free tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis at the ticket table at the planetarium entrance on Astronomy Nights beginning at 5:30 PM. (New this year, tickets can be reserved online, see website for details)


Feb 1 - Ice Worlds: Explore the role of water here on Earth and on other worlds in our Solar System

Mar 1 - Secrets of the Sun: Witness the story of our star, the Sun, and its amazing connection to our home planet Earth

Apr 5 - Our Solar System: Learn about the origin stories of the planets! A short Q&A session will follow each showing

May 3 - Tour the Universe with Pink Floyd: Rock out to the classic tunes of Pink Floyd and tour our amazing Universe!