Settlemyre is a totally digital, full-dome theater in the north-central region of South Carolina, 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
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.
Four planets, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, and Mars, shine brightly among the stars in the evening sky. Venus is the bright object lowe in the west. Using binoculars, you should be able to make out that Venus is not round, but shows phases just like the Moon does! Jupiter is high in the south after dusk. Saturn, twice as far away as Jupiter and not as big, also shines to the east of Jupiter, brighter than any of the stars in that area of the sky, but not as bright as Jupiter.
Mars is very bright and noticebly pink in color. It is now brighter than Sirius, the brightest of the nighttime stars, but has reached its brightest and fades a little each night.
On Saturday September 22, there will be two special live planetarium shows "Automn Equinox" shown at noon and 1 PM.
On Saturday October 20, between noon - 2 PM, there will be activities in our classroom highlighting National Chemistry Week. This year's theme is "Chemistry is Out of this World!"
Saturday October 27 brings our annual Spooky Science Saturday from 10 AM - 4 PM. Be prepared to face your fears throughout the museum, including in the Settlemyre Planetarium