Planetarium

Los Alamos Nature Center Planetarium

Enjoy 360-degrees of immersive entertainment that offers a sensory experience unlike any other. Explore the cosmos in ways you wouldn’t have thought possible!

The Los Alamos Nature Center Planetarium serves as an astronomy, space-science, and nature education resource for Northern New Mexico. Our planetarium comfortably seats 50 individuals. A digital projection surrounds you on the domed theater thirty feet in diameter.

For an updated schedule of full-dome shows, see the Upcoming Events section. If you have any questions, please contact the Los Alamos Nature Center.

Spring Planetarium Calendar (0.7Mb pdf)

Upcoming Shows

Photo by Elena Georgi

June Night Sky Show

Fri, Jun 3, 2016
7:00 PM – 7:45 PM

Discover and identify objects visible in our night sky this month, and enjoy their beauty from our planetarium.

Feature Film: Sea Monsters, A Prehistoric Adventure

Sat, Jun 4, 2016
2:00 PM

See prehistoric sea creatures come to life, and follow fossil hunters to remote locations as they excavate the remains of some of the most awe-inspiring creatures of all time.

Feature Film: Sea Monsters, A Prehistoric Adventure

Sun, Jun 5, 2016
2:00 PM

See prehistoric sea creatures come to life, and follow fossil hunters to remote locations as they excavate the remains of some of the most awe-inspiring creatures of all time.

Summer Family Evening: The Final Frontier

Wed, Jun 8, 2016
6:30 PM

Del Norte Credit Union sponsors this evening of family fun.

Photo by Elena Georgi

Feature Film Premiere: Black Holes

Fri, Jun 10, 2016
7:00 PM

Voyage through the galaxies in search of the answers to explain the riddles of black holes! Enjoy a talk by a local astrophysicist.

Photo by Elena Georgi

Feature Film: Black Holes

Sat, Jun 11, 2016
2:00 PM

Voyage through the galaxies in search of the answers to explain the riddles of black holes!

Photo by Elena Georgi

Astronomy Show

Fri, Jun 17, 2016
7:00 PM – 7:45 PM

Navigate the night skies and hear about the the most recent exoplanet findings.

Photo by Elena Georgi

Feature Film: Mysteries of the Unseen World

Sat, Jun 18, 2016
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

Discover what is normally too fast, too slow, too small, or outside the visible spectrum. There is far more to nature than meets the eye.

Photo by Elena Georgi

Feature Film: Mysteries of the Unseen World

Sun, Jun 19, 2016
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

Discover what is normally too fast, too slow, too small, or outside the visible spectrum. There is far more to nature than meets the eye.

Fourth Friday Fractals

Fri, Jun 24, 2016
7:00 PM – 7:45 PM

See fractals in nature as a full-dome planetarium show!

Photo by Elena Georgi

Feature Film: Black Holes

Sat, Jun 25, 2016
2:00 PM

Voyage through the galaxies in search of the answers to explain the riddles of black holes! Enjoy a talk by a local astrophysicist.

Photo by Elena Georgi

Feature Film: Black Holes

Sun, Jun 26, 2016
2:00 PM

Voyage through the galaxies in search of the answers to explain the riddles of black holes! Enjoy a talk by a local astrophysicist.

Feature Film: Exoplanets

Sat, Jul 2, 2016
2:00 PM

How do we know there are planets outside our solar system, exoplanets? Find out and venture past the edges of our solar system.

Feature Film: Exoplanets

Sun, Jul 3, 2016
2:00 PM

How do we know there are planets outside our solar system, exoplanets? Find out and venture past the edges of our solar system.

Photo by Elena Georgi

Astronomy Show

Fri, Jul 8, 2016
7:00 PM – 7:45 PM

Navigate the night skies and hear about the the most recent exoplanet findings.

Photo by Elena Georgi

Feature Film: We are Stars

Sat, Jul 9, 2016
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

This exciting, family-friendly film connects us to the evolution of the Universe and explores the secrets of our cosmic chemistry.

Photo by Elena Georgi

Feature Film: We are Stars

Sun, Jul 10, 2016
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

This exciting, family-friendly film connects us to the evolution of the Universe and explores the secrets of our cosmic chemistry.

Photo by Elena Georgi

Feature Film: Mysteries of the Unseen World

Sat, Jul 16, 2016
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

Discover what is normally too fast, too slow, too small, or outside the visible spectrum. There is far more to nature than meets the eye.

Photo by Elena Georgi

Feature Film: Mysteries of the Unseen World

Sun, Jul 17, 2016
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

Discover what is normally too fast, too slow, too small, or outside the visible spectrum. There is far more to nature than meets the eye.

Fourth Friday Fractals

Fri, Jul 22, 2016
7:00 PM – 7:45 PM

See fractals in nature as a full-dome planetarium show!

Photo by Elena Georgi

Feature Film: Black Holes

Sat, Jul 23, 2016
2:00 PM

Voyage through the galaxies in search of the answers to explain the riddles of black holes! Enjoy a talk by a local astrophysicist.

Photo by Elena Georgi

Feature Film: Black Holes

Sun, Jul 24, 2016
2:00 PM

Voyage through the galaxies in search of the answers to explain the riddles of black holes! Enjoy a talk by a local astrophysicist.

Photo by Elena Georgi

Feature Film: Black Holes

Sat, Jul 30, 2016
2:00 PM

Voyage through the galaxies in search of the answers to explain the riddles of black holes! Enjoy a talk by a local astrophysicist.

Photo by Elena Georgi

Feature Film: Black Holes

Sat, Aug 20, 2016
2:00 PM

Voyage through the galaxies in search of the answers to explain the riddles of black holes! Enjoy a talk by a local astrophysicist.

Photo by Elena Georgi

Feature Film: Black Holes

Sun, Aug 21, 2016
2:00 PM

Voyage through the galaxies in search of the answers to explain the riddles of black holes! Enjoy a talk by a local astrophysicist.

Fourth Friday Fractals

Fri, Aug 26, 2016
7:00 PM – 7:45 PM

See fractals in nature as a full-dome planetarium show!

Photo by Elena Georgi

Feature Film: We are Stars

Sat, Aug 27, 2016
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

This exciting, family-friendly film connects us to the evolution of the Universe and explores the secrets of our cosmic chemistry.

Photo by Elena Georgi

Feature Film: We are Stars

Sun, Aug 28, 2016
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

This exciting, family-friendly film connects us to the evolution of the Universe and explores the secrets of our cosmic chemistry.

Feature Film: Exoplanets

Sat, Sep 3, 2016
2:00 PM

How do we know there are planets outside our solar system, exoplanets? Find out and venture past the edges of our solar system.

Feature Film: Exoplanets

Sun, Sep 4, 2016
2:00 PM

How do we know there are planets outside our solar system, exoplanets? Find out and venture past the edges of our solar system.

Photo by Elena Georgi

Feature Film: Mysteries of the Unseen World

Sat, Sep 10, 2016
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

Discover what is normally too fast, too slow, too small, or outside the visible spectrum. There is far more to nature than meets the eye.

Photo by Elena Georgi

Feature Film: Mysteries of the Unseen World

Sun, Sep 11, 2016
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

Discover what is normally too fast, too slow, too small, or outside the visible spectrum. There is far more to nature than meets the eye.

Photo by Elena Georgi

Feature Film: We are Astronomers

Sat, Sep 17, 2016
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

This exciting, family-friendly film reveals the global collaboration, technology, and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe.

Photo by Elena Georgi

Feature Film: We are Astronomers

Sun, Sep 18, 2016
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

This exciting, family-friendly film reveals the global collaboration, technology, and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe.

Fourth Friday Fractals

Fri, Sep 23, 2016
7:00 PM – 7:45 PM

See fractals in nature as a full-dome planetarium show!

Feature Film: Sea Monsters, A Prehistoric Adventure

Sat, Sep 24, 2016
2:00 PM

See prehistoric sea creatures come to life, and follow fossil hunters to remote locations as they excavate the remains of some of the most awe-inspiring creatures of all time.

Feature Film: Sea Monsters, A Prehistoric Adventure

Sun, Sep 25, 2016
2:00 PM

See prehistoric sea creatures come to life, and follow fossil hunters to remote locations as they excavate the remains of some of the most awe-inspiring creatures of all time.