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The AutoZone Dome at The Sharpe Planetarium

After each presentation there will be a 10+ minute "star talk" using the Planetarium's digital database to show what is going on in the sky over the Mid-South, recent astronomical news and respond to questions from the audience. 

* Teacher's Choice shows run in the morning during the school year. They are chosen by teachers booking field trips. Call 901-636-2320 to confirm what show is playing and make a reservation. Teacher's Choice shows will include Sunstruck (Grades 4–12), We Are Aliens (Grades 4 –12), Perfect Little Planet (Grades 3 –5), Secret of the Cardboard Rocket (Grades 1-3), Black Holes (Grades 4 –12), Earth, Moon and Sun (Grades 4-12), LIFE: A Cosmic Story (Grades 4-12), Firefall (Grades 4–12), Astronaut (Grades 4–12), Seasonal Stargazing (Grades 4–12), One World, One Sky (Grades Pre-K–2), We are Aliens (Grades 4-12), We are Astronomers (Grades 4-12), Season of Light (all ages), We Are Astronomers (Grades 4 –12).

Monday - Thursday, Now through March 12

  9:45 am: One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure (or Teacher's Choice)

11:00 am: The Sun, Our Living Star (or Teacher's Choice)

12:00 pm: Seasonal Stargazing (winter) (or Teacher's Choice)

  1:00 pm: The Sun, Our Living Star

  2:00 pm: Seasonal Stargazing (winter)

  3:00 pm: The Sun, Our Living Star

  4:00 pm: Legends of the Night Sky (laser animation)

Friday, February 28

  9:45 am: One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure (or Teacher's Choice)

11:00 am: The Sun, Our Living Star (or Teacher's Choice)

12:00 pm: Seasonal Stargazing (winter) (or Teacher's Choice)

  1:00 pm: The Sun, Our Living Star

  2:00 pm: Seasonal Stargazing (winter)

  3:00 pm: The Sun, Our Living Star

  4:00 pm: Legends of the Night Sky (laser animation)

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Fab Friday Laser Shows:

  7:00 pm: Best of Laser Pink Floyd

  8:00 pm: Laser Prince

  9:00 pm: Best of Laser Pink Floyd

Saturdays, now through March 7

  9:45 am: One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure 

11:00 am: The Sun, Our Living Star 

12:00 pm: Seasonal Stargazing (winter) 

  1:00 pm: The Sun, Our Living Star

  2:00 pm: Seasonal Stargazing (winter)

  3:00 pm: The Sun, Our Living Star

  4:00 pm: Legends of the Night Sky (laser animation)

Sundays, now through March 8

  1:00 pm: The Sun, Our Living Star

  2:00 pm: Seasonal Stargazing (winter)

  3:00 pm: The Sun, Our Living Star

  4:00 pm: Legends of the Night Sky (laser animation)

Fridays, March 6 & 13

  9:45 am: One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure (or Teacher's Choice)

11:00 am: The Sun, Our Living Star (or Teacher's Choice)

12:00 pm: Seasonal Stargazing (winter) (or Teacher's Choice)

  1:00 pm: The Sun, Our Living Star

  2:00 pm: Seasonal Stargazing (winter)

  3:00 pm: The Sun, Our Living Star

  4:00 pm: Legends of the Night Sky (laser animation)

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Fab Friday Laser Shows:

  7:00 pm: Laser Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

  8:00 pm: Best of Laser Pink Floyd

  9:00 pm: Laser Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Fridays, March 20 & 27

9:45 am: One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure (or Teacher's Choice)

11:00 am: Mexica Archaeoastronomy (or Teacher's Choice)

12:00 pm: Seasonal Stargazing (winter / spring) (or Teacher's Choice)

  1:00 pm: Mexica Archaeoastronomy

  2:00 pm: Seasonal Stargazing (winter / spring)

  3:00 pm: Mexica Archaeoastronomy

  4:00 pm: Legends of the Night Sky (laser animation)

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Fab Friday Laser Shows:

  7:00 pm: Laser Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

  8:00 pm: Best of Laser Pink Floyd

  9:00 pm: Laser Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band