Goddard Planetarium


The Robert H. Goddard Planetarium is home to a state-of-the-art, full-dome digital theater system with Digistar 6 programming. This immersive experience brings the captivating story of our cosmic origins to life like never before. Thanks is extended to the RMAC Foundation and its donors.

Corporate sponsorship opportunities are available to help us bring the newest films to our Roswell community. 
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Summer 2019 Schedule


Summer shows are presented on Tuesdays at 7 pm, Wednesdays at 2pm and 3:30pm, Thursdays at 2pm and 3:30pm, Fridays at 2pm and 3:30pm and Saturdays at 2pm and 3:30pm.  Each show includes a full-dome film accompanied by a star presentation. Films last approximately 40 minutes. For more information or to schedule a group, please call Jeremy Howe at 575-624-6744 

June 2019 FILMS AND SHOWTIMES

Out There: The Quest for Extrasolar Worlds

See how our perception of our place in the Universe has changed and how the discoveries of exoplanets we made in the last decades even surpassed the dreams of science fiction authors.  

Saturdays at 3:30pm on June 1, 15 & 29
Saturdays at 2pm on June 8 & 22
Tuesdays at 7pm on June 11 & 25
Wednesdays at 2pm on June 12 & 26
Wednesdays at 3:30pm on June 5 & 19

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Phantom of the Universe

From the journey of protons racing through the world's largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and emergent cosmos, Phantom of the Universe is a fulldome show designed to immerse audiences in the search for dark matter.

Saturdays at 2pm on June 1, 15 & 29
Saturdays at 3:30pm on June 8 & 22
Tuesdays at 7pm on June 4 & 18
Wednesdays at 2pm on June 5 & 19
Wednesdays at 3:30pm on June 12 & 26

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Universe


An historical look at how we have envisioned the universe though the ages. We visit some of the ancient sites where our ancestors erected great structures with special astronomical significance. We will look at the birth of the Universe, the formation of the stars & galaxies, the formation of the solar system, and the formation of our Earth.  Finally we look at the universe through the eyes of today’s scientists and space explorers to experience a spectacular overview of the heavens. Thursdays at 2pm on June 6, 13, 20 & 27 Fridays at 2pm on June 7, 14, 21 & 28
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Two Small Pieces of Glass


Two Small Pieces of Glass: The Amazing Telescope" traces the history of the telescope from Galileo's modifications to a child's spyglass — using two small pieces of glass — to the launch of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and the future of astronomy. It explores the wonder and discovery made by astronomers throughout the last 400 years. Thursdays at 3:30pm on June 6, 13, 20 & 27 Fridays at 3:30pm on June 7, 14, 21 & 28
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2019 UFO Festival Laser Show Schedule: July 5, 6 & 7


Friday July 5
5pm: LASEROCK
7pm: LASER LED ZEPPELIN
9pm: LASER PINK FLOYD The Dark Side of the Moon

Saturday July 6
3pm: LASER BEATLES
5pm: LASER METALLICA
7pm: LASER PINK FLOYD The Wall

Sunday July 7
3pm: LASER COUNTRY
5pm: LASEROPOLIS
7pm: LASER U2

Admission Prices for Laser Shows:
$10 Adults (ages 16 +)
$5 Children (ages 4-15)
Tots in lap (ages 3 and under) Free

Location:

The UFO Festival Laser Shows are held in the Robert H. Goddard Planetarium located on the northwest side of the Roswell Museum and Art Center at 1011 N. Richardson Ave. You may enter and exit through the Museum to access the Planetarium until the Museum closes at 5 pm. The Planetarium will be open during the festival from 12pm through the last laser show each day.

Tickets:

Tickets may be purchased online at www.roswellconnect.com  or at the Planetarium or the Museum's front desk. Online ticket sales will end two hours before each show. The planetarium seats 96 people.The shows are extremely popular and often sell out, particularly in the evenings. We recommend purchasing your tickets in advance to ensure your first choice of shows.
 

When to arrive:

Doors open 30 minutes before each show for general seating and patrons often start lining up as early as 60 minutes in advance to have their first choice of seats. We are not able to admit patrons after the shows have begun. Tickets for no-shows or late arrivals are nonrefundable. You must have a ticket to be admitted.

Parking:

Parking is available in the lots south and southwest of the Museum and on the street outside the Planetarium (standard parking regulations apply). Please be respectful of nearby businesses and organizations when parking.

Show Length:

The show are approximately 45 minutes each, except for Laser Beatles which is 30 minutes.
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July 2019 FILMS AND SHOWTIMES



Moon 2019



This is a brand new film for planetariums dedicated to the Apollo mission realized for the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.The history of the program, the launch, the activity on the moon’s surface and the return to Earth will all be covered. 

Tuesday
 7pm on July 2 &16

Wednesday
 2pm on July 10
 3:30pm on July 24 & 31

Thursday 
 3:30pm on July 11
 2pm on July 18

Friday
 3pm July 5
 3:30pm July 19
 2pm July 26

Saturday
 1pm July 6
 2pm July 13
 3:30pm July 27

Sunday
 1pm July 7
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Incoming!

Incoming! Explores the past, present, and future of our Solar System and the landmark discoveries scientists have made sending spacecraft to visit tiny worlds. Cutting-edge visualizations bring real-time data from current NASA missions to life while taking audiences on a ride through the dynamic story of our cosmic origins. Along the way, audiences discover what these impacts from above can teach us — and how scientific advances may allow us to find and track cosmic threats before they reach planet Earth.

Tuesday at 7pm July 23
 
Wednesday
 2pm July 3, 17 & 31
 3:30pm July 10 

Thursday
 2pm July 25
 3:30pm July 18 

Friday
 2pm July 12
 3:30pm July 26 

Saturday
 2pm July 20
 3:30pm july 13
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We Are Stars


"We Are Stars," narrated by Andy Serkis, explores the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, our explosive origins and connects life on Earth to the evolution of the Universe. Join a cast of lovable characters on a journey back through time to discover where we, and the universe began. "We Are Stars" is a family-friendly film for ages 7 and up that is full of fun, adventure, and enlightenment. 

Tuesday
 7pm July 9 & 30

Wednesday 
 2pm July 24
 3:30pm July 3 & 17

Thursday
 2pm July 11
 3:30pm July 25

Friday
 2pm July 19
 3:30pm July 12

Saturday 
 2pm July 27
 3:30pm July 20

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