The Jim Cherry Memorial Planetarium at Fernbank Science Center is a celestial theater in the round, utilizing the Zeiss Mark V planetarium projector in conjunction with the SPITZ SciDome 4K Laser projection system. These technologies collectively create a stunning immersive environment, which guide the audience through the wonders of the universe!
Adults (ages 19-61) $10.00
Students (ages 3-18) $5.00
Seniors (62+) $5.00
No Programs Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday
Thursday and Friday: 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM, 7:00 PM and 8:00 PM
Saturday: 10:15 AM, 11:00 AM, Noon, 2:00 PM and 3:00 PM
Schedules are subject to change. Please confirm program times on our CALENDAR before your visit.
Please be aware that programs start promptly as scheduled. Please plan to arrive and be seated prior to the scheduled program time.
Operational hours vary throughout the year. Please confirm hours and closure dates on our CALENDAR prior to your visit.
Tickets for regular planetarium programs must be purchased in-person. Tickets go on sale approximately 30 minutes before the scheduled program. All major credit cards are accepted.
Free planetarium tickets are available for DCSD employees (with ID). Discounts for military personnel, ASTC Passport Members and college students are also available with proper ID.
Some of our planetarium programs are designed specifically for a younger audience (Ages 4 -10). All other programs are for general audiences. Please read the program descriptions and watch the video previews to determine the program that meets your specific interest.
Mark Lancaster, Astronomer