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Stargazing October 2022

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Date(s) - 10/08/2022
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Laser Nights

Looking for some Saturday night fun? Start with a planetarium program. Then experience a sensory extravaganza as laser shows provide music to both the eyes and ears every second Saturday of the month. The museum has an incredible laser system that splashes brilliant high-color LED laser light all across the entire surface of the dome. It’s the most amazing light show you’ve ever seen! Plus, there’s music to suit every taste. Different bands are featured every month.

Cost: Members $5, non-members $8 per show.

 


October 8: Stargazing Night

Virginia Skies

Time: 6pm

A live guided tour of the current evening sky with a staff astronomer.

Recommended for all ages.

Virginia Skies tickets

ElectroLaze

Time: 7pm

Recommended: ages 6 and above

The latest craze in music? Electronic Dance Music! Come to the planetarium and experience this incredible trend with ElectroLaze. With amazing music by artists like MSTRKRFT and John Legend, Daft Punk, and Tiesto we guarantee you’ll be dancing in your seat!

This program is family-friendly: Inappropriate song lyrics have been eliminated or blanked.

Show Playlist

Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites by Skrillex
Internet Friends by Knife Party
Raise Your Weapon by Deadmau5
Man on the Run by Dash Berlin
Energy Wizard by Squarepusher


Heartbreaker by MSTRKRFT featuring John Legend
Levels by Avicii
Derezzed by Daft Punk
Chasing Summers by Tiesto
Slam by Pendulum

ElectroLaze tickets

Laser Floyd: The Vision Bell

Time: 8:30pm

Recommended: ages 15 and above

Inspired by the release of 1994’s “The Division Bell,” this Pink Floyd laser show combines their most recent material with some of their oldest.

Some of these songs contain lyrics some parents may find objectionable.

Please be aware that volume levels during our Pink Floyd program will be high and the imagery can be intense.

Show Playlist

  • Keep Talking
  • One Slip
  • Astronomy Domine
  • Any Colour You Like
  • Brain Damage
  • Eclipse
  • Have a Cigar
  • Wish You Were Here


  • Another Brick in the Wall (Part I)
  • The Happiest Days of Our Lives
  • Another Brick in the Wall (Part II)
  • Hey You
  • Is There Anybody Out There?
  • Pigs on the Wing (Part II)
  • One of These Days
  • Hero’s Return

The Vision Bell tickets

Dark Side of the Moon

Recommended: ages 15 and above

From the very beginning of lasers, this album has represented the ultimate in laser show experiences. And it’s still true today. Join us for the seminal laser show experience with one of the most incredible albums of all time. Considered by many critics to be the album that brought the commercial breakthrough to Pink Floyd, Dark Side of the Moon offers a mixture of psychedelic, rock and jazz sounds. Its sonic backdrops and atmospheric soundscapes combined with a unique assortment of sound effects yield an emotional resonance. When accompanied by a diverse and unusual display of laser art, the overall feel is a dramatic and haunting atmosphere.

Some of these songs contain lyrics some parents may find objectionable. Please be aware that volume levels during our Pink Floyd program will be high and the imagery can be intense.

Show Playlist

  • Speak to Me
  • Breathe
  • On the Run
  • Time
  • The Great Gig in the Sky


  • Money
  • Us and Them
  • Any Colour You Like
  • Brain Damage
  • Eclipse

Dark Side of the Moon tickets

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