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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

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

11:00 am: We are Aliens! (or Teacher's Choice)

12:00 pm: Seasonal Stargazing (Spring/Summer) (or Teacher's Choice)

  1:00 pm: We are Aliens!

  2:00 pm: Seasonal Stargazing (Summer)

  3:00 pm: We are Aliens!

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

Fridays, September 13, 20 & 27

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

11:00 am: We are Aliens! (or Teacher's Choice)

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

  1:00 pm: We are Aliens!

  2:00 pm: Seasonal Stargazing (Summer)

  3:00 pm: We are Aliens!

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

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Fab Friday Laser Shows:

  7:00 pm: Laser Queen

  8:00 pm: Pink Floyd: The Wall

  9:00 pm: Laser Queen

Fridays, October 04, 11, 18 & 25

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

11:00 am: We are Aliens! (or Teacher's Choice)

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

  1:00 pm: We are Aliens!

  2:00 pm: Seasonal Stargazing (Fall)

  3:00 pm: We are Aliens!

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

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Fab Friday Laser Shows:

  7:00 pm: Laser Fright Light 2

  8:00 pm: Laser Led Zeppelin

  9:00 pm: Laser Fright Light 2