Settlemyre is the only totally digital, full-dome theater in the north-central region of South Carolina or the Charlotte metro area, offering programs on a wide variety of scientific topics. Join us and journey from the Carolina Skies to beyond the Milky Way Galaxy!
Current Public Shows
2016 Schedule Through June 2
Saturday at 2 p.m.: Carolina Skies
Saturday at 11 am Children's Show: Moles: What is Out There?
Planetarium programs are FREE with museum admission!
Special school holiday programs may be offered.
Carolina Skygazers Astronomy Club Meeting
- Second Tuesday of Each Month (except December) at 7:30 pm
- Exhibits are closed
- Free to members and prospective members of the Carolina Skygazers
If you would like to schedule a group for the planetarium, please contact 803.981.9182 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jupiter reaches opposition of March 8, meaning it is opposite to the Sun in Earth's sky and is visible all night long. Jupiter is brighter than any of the nighttime stars and is visible in the evening sky for all of spring. Red Mars will become brighter during March and April as it nears Earth. Mars will be in opposition on May 22. Jupiter is in the constellation of Leo the Lion for the next few months. The bright star located to the right (west) of Jupiter is Leo's brightest star, Regulus.