Hartnell College Planetarium
Explore activities and resources about the astronomical heritage of cultures from around the world.
This workshop will help expand your knowledge about the contributions of non-European cultures and provide you
with additional take home lessons and materials that you can put to use in your classroom.
Event sponsored by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, College of San Mateo and Hartnell College.
For event registration and more information go to :http://astrosociety.org/education/k12-educators/bay-area-project-astro-workshops/
opportunity to see and appreciate the stars under beautiful dark skies.
Due to staffing changes at the Pinnacles, this program is currently on hold.
We hope to offer these programs again soon. In the meantime, check out the.
Salinas Observatory, conveniently located on the Salinas High School campus.
Rent the Stars
Make your own special event!
The planetarium is available on a limited basis
for party rentals. Our basic 2-hour party
package includes an hour-long planetarium
program and the additional use of a reception
room for food and refreshments, all for $225.
Children's parties are limited to no more than
25 guests, and there must be active adult
supervision at the rate of one assigned adult for
every 5 children. Take advantage of this unique
venue for your next party, meeting, or special
event. Longer rentals and custom presentations
are possible for an additional charge. Available
times are limited. Please call to make
arrangements as far in advance as possible.
Contact Planetarium Educator
Andy Kreyche at 831 755-6913 for more details.
Interested in looking through a large telescope?
Returning in the Spring, you can attend a public
night at the nearby Fremont Peak Observatory.
They are open most Saturday evenings.
Be sure to get the details at
making the trek.
Planetarium renovation made possible by NASA-CIPA,
Konica Minolta, and Hartnell College Measure H.