MSU’s Statewide Astronomy night at the Shiras Planetarium


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MARQUETTE — The Shiras Planetarium is a satellite location for Michigan State University’s Statewide Astronomy night on Friday, April 12 beginning at 6 pm. The Shiras Planetarium is one of many locations around the state hosting events in conjunction with MSU.

This is a free event, open to all! The Planetarium will host an open house from 6 pm-7:30 pm with activities for all ages including making constellation greeting cards, playing astronomy themed board games, and more. 

At 7:30 pm there will be a star show, highlighting what is happening in the April night sky.  

For more information on the Shiras Planetarium event, visit or contact Becky Simmons, Shiras Planetarium Director at

More information on other locations participating in this even can be found by visiting

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