Orion Galaxy


  Request your visit now!

We are now accepting group show requests. 

For over 50 years, the planetarium at Hartnell College has hosted group visits, mainly field trips from local schools. Since 2014, the planetarium has hosted over 10,000 visitors from local schools. We proudly serve our local community, seeking to blend education and entertainment to provide an enriching experience for our visitors.

Planning your visit

If you would like to schedule a show in the new theater please fill out our REQUEST FORM. Please allow for at least one week between your request and the date of your visit.

Due to classroom usage the planetarium will be available for group visits:

Monday and Wednesday at 1 PM and 2 PM.

Tuesday and Thursday at 9 AM, 10 AM, 1 PM, and 2 PM.

No group visits are available on Fridays.

Please use our CALENDAR to see what times are available.

General schedule for visit

Each show starts with a discussion of the night sky and material that relates to the film being shown for that group. Then a feature film is shown that lasts approximately 20-30 minutes. The visit is concluded with a question and answer session.


$4/person for groups less than 40 and $3/person for groups of 40 or more

Maximum capacity is 80 persons

Show Catalog

For a complete listing of our available films, please check our Show Catalog.


planetarium calendar Find an open spot on our Calendar