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The Neil Armstrong Planetarium

Here at AAHS the Neil Armstrong Planetarium is a place for students to study and advance their interests in Astronomy related topics either as a student or as a visitor to the many shows that are open to the public. Mr. Krug teaches classes and facilitates the Sky shows that are held throughout the year.
Public Sky Shows

Through the year the Planetarium hosts Public Sky shows which show off our fabulous facility. Scheduled times and ticket info may be found below.
Planetarium Birthday Parties

Interested in a different venue to host a Birthday Party? Your son or daughter will never forget this unique experience. For more information and contact number click below.  Looking to plan a party at the Planetarium, but you still have a lot of questions after reading over the Birthday Party Flyer? The FAQ document answers almost any question you might have, and also includes 5-star reviews of each sky show that the Planetarium offers! This is also recommended reading if you are an interested scout leader, or are looking to book an adult party for your friends as well.
Bring Your Scouts to The Planetarium

Looking for a memorable night that also Fulfills scouting merit badge requirements? For more information and contact number click below.
Adult Night Sky Study Course

Have you always wanted to learn more about the universe? You must be over 18 and be interested in a nine week course, For more information and contact number click below.
Mt. Lion Obsevatory at Ft. Roberdeau 

The Mt. Lion Observatory at Fort Roberdeau hosts public events on the 2nd Friday of every month, weather permitting. Visitors are encouraged to monitor the Facebook pages of Fort Roberdeau and the Neil Armstrong Planetarium leading up to each event in case of weather cancellation.  For more information click below.