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Discover the twisted tale of our planet's origins. Scientists now believe that our galaxy is filled with solar systems, including up to a billion planets roughly the size of our own. The film employs advanced data-driven, cinematic-quality visualizations to explore some of the greatest questions in science today: How did Earth become a living planet in the wake of our solar system's violent birth? What does its history tell us about our chances of finding other worlds that are truly Earth-like?

During this 1-hour program, we will point out which planets and constellations will be visible in the night sky.

Please Note:

  • You will not need to print any tickets for the show. Please give your last name or order number to the cashier when you arrive to get checked in. Doors open 30 minutes before the start of the show. 
  • Shows start promptly. Once a show starts, we lock our doors for safety. Late entry or re-entry is not allowed for any reason.
  • Advance Tickets Required.
  • All visitors will be required to complete a health screening prior to entry.
  • Masks are required for all unvaccinated guests; all others are encouraged to wear masks.

Admission Costs:

  • $5 Adults/non-Rowan students
  • $3 Seniors 60+
  • $3 Children (16 and under)
  • $3 Rowan students (with ID)

If you have a general question about a show, parking, etc., please fill out a general contact form. You may also email planetarium@rowan.edu or call 856-256-4389.