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Go on an astronomical journey from our beginnings through the development of astronomy research in South Africa and discover what the future of astronomy holds for the country. In addition to introducing multi-wavelength and multi-messenger astronomy, Rising Star highlights the many remarkable South African facilities and some of their latest results, including unrestricted views of the 10-meter class Southern African Large Telescope and the most powerful radio telescope in the Southern Hemisphere, MeerKAT.

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.

Admission Costs

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

Contact

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.