Goddard Planetarium


The Robert H. Goddard Planetarium is home to a state-of-the-art, full-dome digital theater system with Digistar 6 programming. This immersive experience brings the captivating story of our cosmic origins to life like never before. Thanks is extended to the RMAC Foundation and its donors.

Corporate sponsorship opportunities are available to help us bring the newest films to our Roswell community. 
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Public Show Schedule


Shows are presented on Tuesdays at 7 pm, Wednesdays at 2:30pm, and Saturdays at 3:30pm.  Each show includes a full-dome film accompanied by a star presentation. Films last approximately 40 minutes. For more information or to schedule a group, please call Jeremy Howe at 575-624-6744 


August 2019 FILMS AND SHOWTIMES



IBEX: Search for the Edge of the Solar System


Join Scientists who are investigating the boundary between our Solar System and the rest of our Galaxy. This Show follows the creation of NASA's Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX), you'll get an in-depth look at the mission and how IBEX is collecting high-speed atoms to create a map of our Solar system's boundary. 

Tuesday
 7pm August 6 & 20

Wednesday 
 2:30pm August 14 & 28
 
Thursday
 2pm August 1

Friday
 3:30pm August 2

Saturday 
 2pm August 3
 3:30pm August 10 & 24


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From Earth to Universe


Viewers can revel in the splendor of the various worlds in the Solar System and the ferocity of the scorching Sun. From Earth to Universe then leaves our home to take the audience out to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars, and still further out, beyond the Milky Way, to the unimaginable immensity of a myriad of galaxies.

Tuesday
 7pm August 13 & 27

Wednesday 
 2:30pm August 7 & 21
 
Thursday
 3:30pm August 1

Friday
 2pm August 2

Saturday 
3:30pm August 3, 17 & 31


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September 2019 FILMS AND SHOWTIMES


SEEING!



SEEING! follows a photon’s creation and journey across the galaxy to a young stargazer’s eye. The viewer follows the photon into the girl’s eye, learning the structures of the eye and their functions, prior to taking a ride on the optic nerve. Dramatic fulldome imagery from around the globe featuring humanity, landscapes, skyscapes, wildlife and space will be used to create the story. Along the way the program examines how the eye works, how technology has enabled us to restore vision and prevent a variety of diseases that affect sight.

Tuesday
 7pm September 3 & 17

Wednesday 
 2:30pm September 11 & 25

Saturday 
3:30pm September 7 & 21

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Sunstruck



Explore the sun in all its glory.  Sunstruck takes us on a journey to discover the wonders of our magnificent sun and investigate how our star has supported life on Earth for millennia. This program includes information on the structure of our sun, the source of its energy, and how solar activity impacts our world.

Tuesday
7pm September 10 & 24

Wednesday
2:30pm September 4 & 18

Saturday
3:30pm September 14 & 28

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