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Morehead, KY 40351
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Showing This Month-September 

Black Holes: Journey into the Unknown

October 24th @ 6:00 pm 
October 25th @ 2:15 pm 

Run time approx. 25 minutes   

Narrated by Academy Award winning actor Geoffrey Rush and presenting the latest scientific information, this new planetarium show brings to life all that is fascinating and extreme in the world of black holes. Witness what would happen if you got too close to one and see how a black hole is able to warp time and space. No longer the stuff of science fiction, the discovery of the black hole has been a triumph of modern science, an incredible journey from imagination to reality. 



 Black Holes             


Legends of the Night Sky, Perseus and Andromeda; Followed by Legend of Orion

October 25th @ 1:00 pm  

Run time approx. 41 minutes

Perseus and Andromeda is 18 minutes of full-dome fun, while also teaching children and adults the Greek mythological story about the constellations. Perseus and Andromeda engages the audience with a wonderful story filled with humorous and exciting characters. Orion (approximately 23 minutes) takes a lighthearted and imaginative look at the myths and stories associated with the constellation Orion, the great hunter of the winter sky. The show brings the mythological Orion to life in a fun-filled, animated adventure. Accompanied by narrators Aesop the owl and Socrates the mouse, we follow Orion's adventures as he grows to manhood, battles mythical beasts, foils the plot of an evil king and wins the heart of Artemis, the beautiful moon-goddess. By the end of the story, we learn how the constellation Orion was placed in the sky, forever turning overhead throughout the seasons.

    Legends of the night sky, P&A      Legends of the night sky, Orion

Nigh Sky Over Morehead

October 25th @ 3:30 pm  

Run time approx. 30 minutes

Take a tour through the night sky! Discover where the planets are, what constellations are viewable and learn how to find many deep sky objects for viewing with a telescope or the naked eye! 


Fright Light

October 24th @ 7:00 pm 
October 25th @ 7:00 pm 

Run time 30 minutes  

Looking for a unique way to send chills up your spine? Laser Fright Light is a ghoulish way to celebrate the Halloween season. If you dare! 

Featured Songs                 

Thriller by Michael Jackson 


  • Godzilla by Blue Oyster Cult 
  • Monster Mash by Boris Pickett  
  • Purple People Eater by Warren Zevon 
  • Boris the Spider by The Who 
  • Enter Sandman by Metallica 
  • Men In Black by Will Smith 
  • Attack of the Radioactive Hamsters by Weird Al Yankovic 
  • Firestarter by Prodigy 
  • Dead Man’s Party by Oingo Boingo 
  • Iron Man by Black Sabbath 
  • Another Brick in the Wall by Pink Floyd 
  • Push It by Garbage 
  • Frankenstein by the Edgar Winters Group 
  • Devil Went Down to Georgia by the Charlie Daniels Band 
  • Feed My Frankenstein by Alice Cooper 


 Fright Light


October 24th @ 8:00 pm 

Run Time 47 minutes   

Ancient towers hide the symbols that will transport you to new experiences of sight and sounds. Should you survive the journey through the four space-time pillars, a portal will be opened into a previously unseen and unheard dimension! Laseropolis is an eclectic mix of musical themes surveying pop, rock, alternative and oldies.

Featured Songs  

  • Karn Evil 9 Emerson, Lake & Palmer
  • Head Over Feet, Alanis Morrisette
  • Rock Lobster, the B-52’s
  • Firestarter, Prodigy
  • Under the Milky Way, the Church
  • Papua New Guinea, Future Sounds of London
  • Spiderwebs, No Doubt
  • Foreplay, Boston
  • Champagne, SupernovaOasis
  • End of the World (As We Know It), R. E. M.
  • Torn, Creed
  • Smells Like Teen Spirit, Nirvana
  • One of These Days, Pink Floyd 


  •              Laseropolis

Laser X

October 24th @ 8:00 pm 


Run Time 47 minutes   

The top alternative songs of the ’90s helped usher in a major cultural shift, as serious-minded, image-free bands blew hair metal and pop off the airwaves almost overnight. Many of these bands have gone on to become the new ruling class of rock ‘n’ roll in the years, and decades, that followed. — AOL Radio 

Featured Songs  


  • Lost, Stabbing Westward
  • Bulls On Parade, Rage Against the Machine
  • Zero, Smashing Pumpkins
  • Park Avenue, Girl Against Boys
  • Monkey Wrench, Foo Fighters
  • Would, Alice In Chains
  • Push It, Garbage
  • Sunshower, Chris Cornell
  • Guilty, Gravity Kills
  • Shame, Stabbing Westward
  • Block Rockin’ Beats, the Chemical Brothers
  • Du Hast, Rammstein
  • More Human Than Human, White Zombie 


 Laser X2

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