Please note: The planetarium program will start promptly on time. Seating is limited and all seats are available on a first come first serve basis. As the program requires the room to be dark, there will be no seating once the program has begun. No food or Beverages allowed.

Planetarium Programs December 12, 2014 shows 7-9 pm

Show date is Friday, December 12, 2014 – Back to the Moon for Good will be presented at 7:00p.m., StarWatch at 7:40p.m., and Two Small Pieces of Glass will be presented at 8:20 p.m. The planetarium is located in the York Learning Center at 301 East 6th Avenue in York. Admission is $4.00 for adults, $3.00 for children and seniors. Admission to any second or third show is $1.00 each. See December 12th: December 12th Shows

Planetarium Location

The planetarium is located in the York Learning Center at 300 East 6th Avenue in York. See: Directions

See December shows below

December 12th Shows

"Back To The Moon For Good" 7:00pm

Back To The Moon For Good, an exciting, educational fulldome show narrated by award-winning actor Tim Allen, premieres at York Learning Center Planetarium. The 25-minute digital film highlights the history of exploring the moon and provides an insider’s look at the teams vying for the $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE, the largest incentivized prize in history. 

Back To The Moon For Good begins with a tour through the history of lunar exploration, tracing back to the 1960s and 1970s. We hear from some of the teams racing to land a robotic spacecraft on the moon and win the Google Lunar XPRIZE. The audience is taken on a successful launch, landing and tour of the lunar surface. The show ends with an enticing visualization of a future settlement on the moon.

Show length 25-minutes

“StarWatch” 7:40pm

“StarWatch” Become a star watcher by exploring the current night sky, locate visible planets and constellations, and enjoy some sky lore. Receive a star map and get a tour of tonight’s sky.

"Two Small Pieces of Glass" 8:20pm

Learn about telescopes in the planetarium program “Two Small Pieces of Glass.” While attending a local star party, two teenage students learn how the telescope has helped us understand our place in space and how telescopes continue to expand our understanding of the Universe. Their conversation with a local female astronomer enlightens them on the history of the telescope and the discoveries these wonderful tools have made. The students see how telescopes work and how the largest observatories in the world use these instruments to explore the mysteries of the universe.

Show length: 25 minutes.


The York County Astronomical Society, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of the science of astronomy

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The planetarium is located in the York Learning Center at 300 East 6th Avenue in York.

For more information contact: Stars@YCAS.org  or  Call YCAS at: 949-963-9147