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Check out these entertaining and educational events happening in Land Between The Lakes!

Golden Pond Planetarium Presents: Laser Legends of the Night Sky

Where:  LBL238 Visitor Center Dr, Golden Pond, KY 42211

When:  January 1, 2017 thru February 28, 2017 - 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. Daily

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Children and adults will enjoy this animated laser show where Aesop the owl will lead you on a light-hearted look at the Greek mythology associated with some of the constellations. This includes the stories behind the mighty warrior Perseus, the beautiful princess Andromeda, Cetus, the terrible sea monster, Scorpio the scorpion, and Orion the hunter. A non-laser full-dome version of this show is also available. View a complete listing of all Golden Pond Planetarium Shows (PDF).


Golden Pond Planetarium Presents: Earth, Moon & Sun

Where:  LBL238 Visitor Center Dr, Golden Pond, KY 42211

When:  January 1, 2017 thru February 28, 2017 - Daily - Various Times

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

The entire family will enjoy discovering the secrets about our home planet and its most familiar neighbors with the help of Coyote, an amusing character adapted from Native American oral traditions who has many misconceptions about how these three celestial objects interact. Laugh out loud as Coyote attempts to explain how the moon and sun always appear to astound us with their celestial antics. View a complete listing of all Golden Pond Planetarium Shows (PDF).


Golden Pond Planetarium Presents: Tonight's Sky Live*

Where:  LBL238 Visitor Center Dr, Golden Pond, KY 42211

When:  January 1, 2017 thru February 28, 2017 - 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Daily

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Somewhere along the line, planetariums became cool shaped movie theaters and the technology got ahead of the message. You are invited to quietly relax under a canopy of stars that represent tonight's sky. As you do, our knowledgeable and entertaining staff will personally lead you on a tour of planets, constellations, and special celestial events. This live presentation is recommended for ages 6 and above. View a complete listing of all Golden Pond Planetarium Shows (PDF).


Golden Pond Planetarium Presents: Back to the Moon for Good

Where:  LBL238 Visitor Center Dr, Golden Pond, KY 42211

When:  January 1, 2017 thru February 28, 2017 - Daily - Various Times

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Your family will enjoy this full-dome presentation narrated by Tim Allen. Right now there is a new space race going on as teams of young scientists all around the globe compete for 30 million dollars in prize money offered by Google to see who will be the first private organization to land a rover on the moon in 2018. Not since the Apollo missions 40 years ago has there been this much lunar exploration. View a complete listing of all Golden Pond Planetarium Shows (PDF).


Golden Pond Planetarium Presents: Firefall

Where:  LBL238 Visitor Center Dr, Golden Pond, KY 42211

When:  January 1, 2017 thru February 28, 2017 - Tue and Thur @ 4:00 pm

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

If you have ever enjoyed a meteor shower or made a wish upon a "shooting star", you will enjoy this full dome presentation. All aspects of meteor showers are explored in vivid detail. Where meteors come from, what they are made of, past impact evidence, and possible future impact predictions may surprise you. Comets and asteroids are also discussed making this show about anything that could fall on your head! View a complete listing of all Golden Pond Planetarium Shows (PDF).


Golden Pond Planetarium Presents: From Earth to the Universe

Where:  LBL238 Visitor Center Dr, Golden Pond, KY 42211

When:  January 1, 2017 thru February 28, 2017 - Daily - Various Times

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Please come and enjoying the many beautiful full-dome images of our universe on this virtual space tour as seen from the eyes of the worlds largest telescopes including the Hubble Space Telescope. Along the way, you will learn about the history of astronomy, the invention of the telescope, and see impressive images from today's giant telescopes that allow us to probe ever deeper into the Universe. View a complete listing of all Golden Pond Planetarium Shows (PDF).


Golden Pond Planetarium Presents: Wildest Weather in the Solar System

Where:  LBL238 Visitor Center Dr, Golden Pond, KY 42211

When:  January 1, 2017 thru February 28, 2017 - Daily - Various Times

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

The entire family will enjoy discovering the secrets about our home planet and its most familiar neighbors with the help of Coyote, an amusing character adapted from Native American oral traditions who has many misconceptions about how these three celestial objects interact. Laugh out loud as Coyote attempts to explain how the moon and sun always appear to astound us with their celestial antics. View a complete listing of all Golden Pond Planetarium Shows (PDF).


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