Christa McAuliffe Planetarium
Centennial High School
2525 Mountview Drive
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. Access to the building is through the "main doors" located on the Mountview Drive side of the building. All other doors are locked to the outside.
SCHOOL GROUPS & OTHER GROUPS FOR THE SCHOOL YEAR 2012-2013
Scheduled Program Times (Monday through Friday)
9:15 AM 10:15 AM 11:15 AM 1:15 PM
There will be a $2.00 per student charge for out-of-district groups.
The Planetarium is open for scheduling through the remainder of the school year.
please go to www.mcauliffeplanetarium.com to schedule custom programs.
The Christa McAuliffe will present "Violent Universe" on March 18, 2014 at 7PM and 8PM. The program details ways in which the earth may be "impacted" by events/objects in space.
The planetarium is located at Centennial High School, 2525 Mountview Drive.
Enter through the main entrance doors which are located on the west side of the building.
Programs start at 7 and 8 PM. Tickets will be sold at the door.
$5.00 for adults
$2.00 for students (ages 5 - 18)
Those under the age of 5 are admitted free.
Sorry, no late seating
Please note: Program vocabulary and content are appropriate for ages 8 and above.