Strasenburgh Planetarium is closed for exciting technology upgrades. Click here to learn more about what you can look forward to.

Gravity and Energy in the Universe

Gravity and Energy in the Universe

A sequence of carefully selected video clips, animations and still images from space flights show the behaviors of objects and people with and without weight. Computer graphics show how the Sun's gravity controls motions in our solar system. Hubble Space Telescope imagery takes us among the stars, bound by gravity and releasing nuclear energy. Animations and Hubble photos illustrate th expansion of the universe and the mysteries of dark matter and dark energy.


Strasenburgh Planetarium is currently closed for renovations, but new and exciting shows are coming soon! Call now to reserve show times in 2019.

Subjects: Earth Systems, Space Systems
Program Type: Planetarium Shows
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Where is it?

Strasenburgh Planetarium

When is it?

Days Available: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Program Length: 50 min.
Earliest Start Time: 9am

Who Should Attend?

Grades: 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade
Maximum Attendence: 120

How Much Does It Cost?

Cost: Planetarium Group Admission (for 1 show): $7 per person; 1 free adult with every 5 students; RMSC Member Adults free; COMBO: $3 additional charge when adding to Museum Group Admission or another Planetarium Show Admission

How To Book?

Call: 585.697.1942
Reservation Timeframe: 3 Wks

Need More Information?

Name: Member & Visitor Services
Phone: 585.697.1942

Other Information


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NGSS Keywords: Life Science, Ecosystems, Organisms, Plants & Animals

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