FSU classes for Wednesday, Jan 25 are canceled. Campus will close at 1 p.m. Please remain on campus until road conditions improve.

Shows and Schedule

Planetarium shows are a resource for astronomy information, and keeps area residents informed about sky events and the latest discoveries.


Science Saturdays

eh34.jpgScience Saturdays feature Space News, a Sky Tour, and a full dome movie. Telescopes are provided afterwards for viewing celestial objects if the conditions are favorable. They are free and no tickets are required. All ages are welcome to attend, but see the suggestions about age for a particular movie if you're unsure.

The shows begin at 5pm and 7pm. Late guests may not be allowed entrance due to the darkness of the room. It is recommended that you plan to arrive 5 min - 15 min early to guarantee a seat.

Current Schedule and Movies for Spring 2023

February 25
Out There! The Quest for Extrasolar Planets
April 1
Phantom of the Universe: The Hunt for Dark Matter
April 29 The Sun: Our Living Star
May 27
From Earth to the Universe


Private Shows

eh30.jpgIf your group is close to 20 or larger, you may want to schedule a private show in order to guarantee seating. Private shows are available for school and other similar groups upon request. These are currently free. We can seat up to 80 people with access for up to 5 wheelchairs. Private shows typically start with a Sky Tour followed by a full dome movie. Options afterwards include telescopes for viewing celestial objects, and/or a question and answer session with a professional astrophysicist. Those interested in a private show should contact us for more information. Please plan to book several months in advance due to the popularity of the private shows.

Contact Us

Dr. Jason Speights

Director of the MLC
Associate Professor of Physics

Email (preferred): jcspeights@frostburg.edu
Phone: 301.687.4339
Office: Gira CCIT 189

Send Mail To

Department of Physics and Engineering
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532-2303

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