Christa McAuliffe Planetarium
Centennial High School
2525 Mountview Drive / Pueblo, Colorado

The Christa McAuliffe Planetarium is located at Centennial High School in Pueblo, Colorado. The Planetarium has been in existence since the school was opened in 1974 and has seen several major renovations and upgrades to its seating and technology. The most recent renovation in 2008 - 2009 has resulted in new, interactive seating; a state of the art Bowen sound system, Christie DS2 projection system, and programming. The Christa McAuliffe Planetarium is one of only a handful of high schools in the United States that has the Evans & Sutherland Digistar 3 programming and Digital Theater system.

The Christa McAuliffe Planetarium has seating for 60 including two handicapped-accessible seating areas. 

Public Programs 
For November 13th
The Public Program for November is
 Seven Wonders.
 Turn back the pages of time and witness the ancient wonders of the world as they have not been seen for thousands of years. We will investigate the theories of how these wonders were created and get a glimpse of some of the universe's greatest wonders. Seven Wonders is narrated by British actor Sean Bean, who played Boromir in the feature film trilogy Lord of the Rings.  The feature will be followed by a star walk of the late autumn sky.

There will be two shows that Tuesday Evening, one starting at 7 PM the second at 8 PM. There will be no late seating.  Reservations are not required for these shows.  The cost will be $5 for adults, $2 for students and those under 5 are free of charge.  Each program runs about one hour.   

The Planetarium is located in Centennial High School at 2525 Montview Drive in Pueblo.  Planetarium access is through the main doors on the west side of the building by the flag pole. 

Day shows are available as well.  Click the button below to reserve a program time.  The planetarium telephone number is 719-549-7350.

Book Appointment

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