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PURCHASING TICKETS: We highly recommend purchasing tickets in advance. To do this, you will need to create a profile within our registration system (you do not have to be a Foothill/De Anza student to purchase online - this system is managed by the community education department and so treats our shows as "merchandise" but we are aware on this side that you are purchasing tickets for a Planetarium event). * * * Once online tickets sell out, the purchase screen will close and no tickets will be sold at the door the day of the show. If tickets are available at the door the day of the show, they will be sold on a first come, first serve basis. * * * TICKETS ARE NOT MAILED. Tickets will be available for pick up at the Planetarium Cashier Counter the day of the show. Please provide Receipt or Confirmation. (Pending transactions from websites are not considered confirmations.) * * * PARKING: Parking permits are $3.00 every day including weekends. Permits may be purchased through the parking machines located in each lot. “Student Lot E” is the nearest lot to the Planetarium. * * * TICKET PURCHASE POLICY: All sales are final. Tickets cannot be refunded or exchanged. Cancelled shows will receive an automatic refund. An admission ticket is required for every seat.
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Price: $9.00

Quantity: 117. 

In Magic Tree House: Space Mission, a mysterious "M" sends the intrepid Jack and Annie on a fun-filled journey to discover the secrets of the Sun, Moon, planets, space travel and more. Aligned with early elementary information skills learning objectives, this beautifully produced show is a winner with Magic Tree House fans of all ages. 
Family Audience / Children 4 yrs and older
 

Price: $9.00

Quantity: 108. 

Have you ever wondered what makes the Moon so special? Apart from the Sun, the Moon is one of the brightest objects in the sky and it’s the second place, other than the Earth, that humans have set foot. Come and learn about the Moon’s phases, craters and other characteristics that make the Moon a very special place.
Family Audience / Children 5 yrs and older
 

Price: $9.00

Quantity: 130. 

In Magic Tree House: Space Mission, a mysterious "M" sends the intrepid Jack and Annie on a fun-filled journey to discover the secrets of the Sun, Moon, planets, space travel and more. Aligned with early elementary information skills learning objectives, this beautifully produced show is a winner with Magic Tree House fans of all ages. 
Family Audience / Children 4 yrs and older
 


Price: $9.00

Quantity: 127. 

There’s a place from which nothing escapes, not even light, where time and space literally come to an end. It’s at this point, inside this fantastic riddle, that black holes exert their sway over the cosmos … and our imaginations. Mathematical equations, cutting-edge science and Einstein’s theories fill in holes along the way, providing the most complete picture yet of this mysterious phenomenon. In this show you will zip through otherworldly wormholes, experience the creation of the Milky Way Galaxy and witness the violent death of a star and subsequent birth of a black hole.

Adult Audience / Children 8 yrs and older
 

Price: $9.00

Quantity: 130. 

In Magic Tree House: Space Mission, a mysterious "M" sends the intrepid Jack and Annie on a fun-filled journey to discover the secrets of the Sun, Moon, planets, space travel and more. Aligned with early elementary information skills learning objectives, this beautifully produced show is a winner with Magic Tree House fans of all ages. 
Family Audience / Children 4 yrs and older
 

Price: $9.00

Quantity: 124. 

This live-action fulldome program puts you on the deck of the voyaging canoe Hokule'a as you explore traditional Polynesian navigation. Learn how to read the stars and interpret the winds and waves to navigate without modern instruments. The film tells the story of the Polynesian Voyaging Society and the recovery of the nearly lost art and science of traditional, non-instrument navigation in Hawaii.

General audience

 


Price: $9.00

Quantity: 122. 

Have you ever wondered what makes the Moon so special? Apart from the Sun, the Moon is one of the brightest objects in the sky and it’s the second place, other than the Earth, that humans have set foot. Come and learn about the Moon’s phases, craters and other characteristics that make the Moon a very special place.

Family Audience / Children 5 yrs and older
 

Price: $9.00

Quantity: 130. 

Join Luna and her friends for an exploration of the sky which includes phases of the Moon, seasons, constellations and planets. This is Our Sky! is a general astronomy show that contains elements of interest spanning a wide range of audiences.  Family Audience / 5 yrs and above.



 

Price: $9.00

Quantity: 127. 

Phantom of the Universe is a new planetarium show that showcases an exciting exploration of dark matter, from the Big Bang to its anticipated discovery at the Large Hadron Collider.

The show reveals the first hints of its existence through the eyes of Fritz Zwicky, the scientist who coined the term “dark matter.” It describes the astral choreography witnessed by Vera Rubin in the Andromeda galaxy and then plummets deep underground to see the most sensitive dark matter detector on Earth, housed in a former gold mine.
General Audience - Ages 8 and Up
 


Price: $9.00

Quantity: 130. 

Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. New stars are created every day, born of vast clouds of gas and dust. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the farthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS.

Appropriate for children 8 yrs and older.


 

Price: $9.00

Quantity: 127. 

This is a story about Little Star, an average yellow star in search for planets of his own to protect and warm. Along the way, he meets other stars, learns what makes each star special, and discovers that stars combine to form star clusters and galaxies. Eventually, Little Star finds his planets. Each planet is introduced to the audience with basic information about our Solar System.
Family Audience / Children 4 yrs and older
 

Price: $9.00

Quantity: 126. 

Orion is one of the most prominent constellations in the winter night sky and with its famous belt made of three stars it is sure to be one of your favorite constellations. Come join us as we take an imaginative look at the story and legend of Orion, the Great Hunter of the Winter Sky. 

Family Audience / Children 6 yrs and older.
 


Price: $9.00

Quantity: 130. 

Through impressive immersive scenarios, "Mexica Archaeoastronomy: between space and time" illustrates the important role played by astronomical observation for the evolution of pre-Hispanic cultures in central Mexico. The Mexicans used the calendrical and astronomical knowledge inherited by their predecessor cultures to found the capital of their empire: Tenochtitlan. Vibrant colours, shapes and sounds transport the viewer to one of the most important cultures that, to this day, still lives in the heart and skin of the Mexican people.
General Audience- Children 8 years and older
 

Price: $9.00

Quantity: 130. 

In Magic Tree House: Space Mission, a mysterious "M" sends the intrepid Jack and Annie on a fun-filled journey to discover the secrets of the Sun, Moon, planets, space travel and more. Aligned with early elementary information skills learning objectives, this beautifully produced show is a winner with Magic Tree House fans of all ages. 
Family Audience / Children 4 yrs and older
 

Price: $9.00

Quantity: 130. 

In Magic Tree House: Space Mission, a mysterious "M" sends the intrepid Jack and Annie on a fun-filled journey to discover the secrets of the Sun, Moon, planets, space travel and more. Aligned with early elementary information skills learning objectives, this beautifully produced show is a winner with Magic Tree House fans of all ages. 
Family Audience / Children 4 yrs and older


 


Price: $9.00

Quantity: 123. 

There’s a place from which nothing escapes, not even light, where time and space literally come to an end. It’s at this point, inside this fantastic riddle, that black holes exert their sway over the cosmos … and our imaginations. Mathematical equations, cutting-edge science and Einstein’s theories fill in holes along the way, providing the most complete picture yet of this mysterious phenomenon. In this show you will zip through otherworldly wormholes, experience the creation of the Milky Way Galaxy and witness the violent death of a star and subsequent birth of a black hole.

Adult Audience / Children 8 yrs and older
 

Price: $9.00

Quantity: 130. 

In Magic Tree House: Space Mission, a mysterious "M" sends the intrepid Jack and Annie on a fun-filled journey to discover the secrets of the Sun, Moon, planets, space travel and more. Aligned with early elementary information skills learning objectives, this beautifully produced show is a winner with Magic Tree House fans of all ages. 
Family Audience / Children 4 yrs and older


 

Price: $9.00

Quantity: 130. 

Explore the relationship between the Earth, Moon and Sun with the help of an amusing character adapted from Native American oral traditions who has many misconceptions about our home planet and its most familiar neighbors. How do the Earth, Moon and Sun work together as a system and what is the myth and science behind it? Why does the Sun rise and set? Why do we see different constellations during different seasons? What is an eclipse? Learn about the Moon's phases and orbit. Explore past and future space travel to our Moon and beyond.

Family Audience/ Children 6yrs and older.
 


Price: $9.00

Quantity: 126. 

This is a story about Little Star, an average yellow star in search for planets of his own to protect and warm. Along the way, he meets other stars, learns what makes each star special, and discovers that stars combine to form star clusters and galaxies. Eventually, Little Star finds his planets. Each planet is introduced to the audience with basic information about our Solar System.
Family Audience / Children 4 yrs and older
 

Price: $9.00

Quantity: 130. 

Travel from the outermost reaches of the solar system faster than the speed of light, taking in the wonders of the planets and their moons, from Pluto to Earth, zoom past planets revolving above you. See the ringed systems of the outer planets and the detail of various moons, all digitally rendered using real images from satellites. Finally, return home to Earth and contrast our home planet with the other worlds you've explored.
Family Audience / Children 8 yrs and older
 

Price: $9.00

Quantity: 127. 

In a feast of colours and sounds, Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe makes a tour of 6 Mayan temples: San Gervasio, Chichen Itzá, Uxmal, Edzná, Palenque and Bonampak where the spectator dives into a Mayan world of knowledge about the importance of the orientations of its temples in relation to the movement of some stars like the Sun, the Moon and Venus.
General Audience - Children 8 years and older



 


Price: $9.00

Quantity: 130. 

Climb aboard a magical cardboard rocket with two young adventurers, Marcus and Bonnie, and experience a breathtaking, up-close look at each of our solar system's planets with guidance from “Astronomy Book” - a character personified by a wise, kind old man. It's not until the end of the adventure when you find out what the true secret of the rocket is - something that makes this apparently impossible trip to the edges of the Universe and back become possible.
Family Audience / children 4 yrs and older.
 

Price: $9.00

Quantity: 128. 

The exploration of space is the greatest endeavor that humankind has ever undertaken. What does it take to be part of this incredible journey? What does it take to become an astronaut? Explore the amazing worlds of the microscopic regions of the human body to floating around the International Space Station and experience a rocket launch from inside the body of an astronaut as this immersive planetarium show takes you from Earth into Space and beyond.

Family audience / children 8 yrs and older

 

Price: $9.00

Quantity: 125. 

In this original production we'll explore what makes a planet "Earth-like" in the first place, and take an immersive full dome tour of several worlds that just might fit the conditions we're looking for. From water worlds to molten landscapes, inhabitable moons to planets with multiple suns, these exotic worlds aren't just science fiction anymore!

Adult Audience / children age 8 and older.

 


Price: $9.00

Quantity: 130. 

In Magic Tree House: Space Mission, a mysterious "M" sends the intrepid Jack and Annie on a fun-filled journey to discover the secrets of the Sun, Moon, planets, space travel and more. Aligned with early elementary information skills learning objectives, this beautifully produced show is a winner with Magic Tree House fans of all ages. 
Family Audience / Children 4 yrs and older
 

Price: $9.00

Quantity: 130. 

In Magic Tree House: Space Mission, a mysterious "M" sends the intrepid Jack and Annie on a fun-filled journey to discover the secrets of the Sun, Moon, planets, space travel and more. Aligned with early elementary information skills learning objectives, this beautifully produced show is a winner with Magic Tree House fans of all ages. 
Family Audience / Children 4 yrs and older


 

Price: $9.00

Quantity: 127. 

Join Luna and her friends for an exploration of the sky which includes phases of the Moon, seasons, constellations and planets. This is Our Sky! is a general astronomy show that contains elements of interest spanning a wide range of audiences.  Family Audience / 5 yrs and above.



 


Price: $9.00

Quantity: 126. 

Witness the formation of the first hydrogen atoms after the Big Bang and then watch how those hydrogen atoms gather into galaxies and stars. Learn how the stars forged all the atoms needed to make life. See the creation of planet Earth and follow the atoms and molecules through evolution.
Family Audience / Children 8 yrs and older
 

Price: $9.00

Quantity: 127. 

Once a planet of great mystery, we now know more than ever before about its amazing system of rings, moons, and storms thanks to modern robotic space pioneers. From its bizarre moons with mysterious features, to the millions of icy particles that compose the enigmatic rings, this is the three-dimensional tour of the Saturnian system that goes beyond the CG experience - It's like flying piggyback on the Cassini spacecraft! Experience an immersive exploration of one of the most amazing and dynamic planetary collections of our solar system. 

Adult Audience / children 8 and older

 

Price: $9.00

Quantity: 130. 

In Magic Tree House: Space Mission, a mysterious "M" sends the intrepid Jack and Annie on a fun-filled journey to discover the secrets of the Sun, Moon, planets, space travel and more. Aligned with early elementary information skills learning objectives, this beautifully produced show is a winner with Magic Tree House fans of all ages. 
Family Audience / Children 4 yrs and older
 


Price: $9.00

Quantity: 130. 

Have you ever wondered what makes the Moon so special? Apart from the Sun, the Moon is one of the brightest objects in the sky and it’s the second place, other than the Earth, that humans have set foot. Come and learn about the Moon’s phases, craters and other characteristics that make the Moon a very special place. Produced and distributed by Audio Visual Imagineering
Family Audience / Children 5 yrs and older