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The WVU Planetarium is temporarily closing in-person shows and offering weekly FREE virtual presentations over Zoom!  Head over to our Showtimes tab to see our virtual show schedule. If you have any questions or concerns about us moving online please send them to  planetarium@mail.wvu.edu.

For more than 30 years, the planetarium at West Virginia University has given Morgantown and the surrounding communities a  glimpse  into worlds beyond our own. Sitting atop White Hall, the planetarium has served thousands of people each year, including hundreds of WVU students.
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Upcoming Events: 

♦ Join us this Friday at 6:30pm for our final advanced show of the year! We are hosting another WVU graduate student, Greg Walsh, to chat about his research. Come learn about Active Galactic Nuclei (AGN) and how astronomers are using AGN to study galaxy evolutions! You can register for this show by heading over to our Showtimes tab or by clicking HERE .
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♦ Our Fall schedule will consist of a weekly show on Friday at 6:30pm.  We will alternate between "family friendly" content and  "intermediate to advanced" content weekly. Please make sure  to check our description of each show for our suggested age.

 
If you have any questions, feel free to email us at planetarium@mail.wvu.edu, call us at 304-293-4961, or send us a message on Facebook!

         

Our mission is to serve the state-wide West Virginia community by connecting people to the universe.