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Ask Jeeves Planetarium

Our Ask Jeeves Planetarium is a state-of-the art full-dome digital projection system. This new system is capable of projecting a brilliant seamless image over the entire 70-foot dome surface and delivers jaw-dropping digital sound. The images surround the audience, extending beyond the peripheral vision, leading to an experience that is fully immersive and engaging.

Chabot’s digital dome seats 240 people under a 70-foot diameter screen, and features live and pre-recorded shows.

LaserMania - A Rockin' Music Odyssey

To purchase tickets to LaserMania please choose your show below:



Pink Floyd
:
Dark Side
of the Moon




 


The Beatles









Laser Pop







Laser Magic








Laser Vinyl

(Starts February!)







Laser Spirit

(Starts February)






Laseropolis

(Starts March)






 


  • Astronaut

    Astronaut

    Ask Jeeves Planetarium

    Thursday Aug 25 12:00pm
    Friday Aug 26 2:00pm
    Saturday Aug 27 11:00am
    Sunday Aug 28 11:00am

    The exploration of space is the greatest endeavor that humankind has ever undertaken. What does it take to be part of this incredible journey? Experience a rocket launch from inside the body of an astronaut. Explore the amazing worlds of inner & outer space, from floating around the International Space Station to maneuvering through microscopic regions of the human body. Narrated by Ewan McGregor.

    ASTRONAUT is produced by the National Space Centre.

    Running time: 25 mins

  • Back To The Moon For Good

    Back To The Moon For Good

    Google Lunar XPRIZE!

    Wednesday Aug 24 11:00am
    Thursday Aug 25 11:00am
    Friday Aug 26 11:00am
    Saturday Aug 27 2:00pm
    Wednesday Aug 31 11:00am

    To the Moon... with no return? This new planetarium show follows the excitement of the Google Lunar XPRIZE competition. The ultimate example of citizen science, the winning team will successfully land a robotic spacecraft on the Moon, have it travel 500 meters on the surface, and send back video imagery. Who will win the $30 million prize? After 40 years, the race is heating up once again, get in on the action!

    Running time: 25 mins

  • Cosmos 360 Series - Magical, Mythical... Muddy... Mars

    Cosmos 360 Series - Magical, Mythical... Muddy... Mars

    This First Friday

    Mars has sparked the human imagination for millennia, conjuring visions of supernatural deities, extraterrestrial civilizations, and otherworldly landscapes. The detection of water has reenergized our imaginations with hope of finding unearthly life. Come join the greatest exploration in history to the red planet!

  • Dawn of the Space Age

    Dawn of the Space Age

    Ask Jeeves Planetarium

    Wednesday Aug 24 1:00pm
    Thursday Aug 25 1:00pm
    Wednesday Aug 31 1:00pm

    Just as the Space Race began, Dawn of the Space Age starts with the launch of Sputnik and includes important Russian space history as well as the American Gemini, Apollo and Shuttle programs. The show transports viewers to the International Space Station, the X-prize winning private space ship and on to future Mars exploration.

    Be immersed and overwhelmed with this most accurate historic reconstruction of Man's first steps into space. Who were these men and women that took part in these dangerous, heroic endeavors? Witness their drive, their passion, and their perseverance to explore, in this epic realistically animated production.

    Running time: 38 mins

  • ElectroLaze Pink Floyd

    ElectroLaze Pink Floyd

    This First Friday

    Based on Pink Floyd's 1973 album of humanitarian, political and philosophical empathy, Dark Side of the Moon is one of the most startling and bizarre laser light shows of all time!


    Considered by many critics to be the album that brought the commercial breakthrough to Pink Floyd, Dark Side of the Moon offers a mixture of psychedelic, rock and jazz sounds. It's sonic backdrops and atmospheric soundscapes combined with a unique assortment of sound effects yield an emotional resonance. When accompanied by a diverse and unusual display of laser art, the overall feel is a dramatic and haunting atmosphere.

    Running time: 40 mins

  • ElectroLaze U2

    ElectroLaze U2

    This First Friday

    Audio-Visual Imagineering is proud to present an entertainment laser show featuring one of the greatest bands of the last three decades, featuring U2�s timeless classic and modern hits. This musical concert is set against a backdrop of the latest laser art. Your eyes and ears will be your guides into an immerse journey through this British band�s rise and success!

    Running time: 45 mins

  • Fast and Curious

    Fast and Curious

    Humans in Space

    Wednesday Aug 24 3:30pm
    Thursday Aug 25 3:30pm
    Friday Aug 26 4:00pm
    Saturday Aug 27 4:00pm
    Sunday Aug 28 4:00pm
    Wednesday Aug 31 3:30pm

    Our imaginations may draw us up into space, but rockets are what get us there. In human space travel, how fast is "fast," and what does it take to get us from Point A to Point B? Take a flight through time and space and see how the rubber meets the road in our past and present exploration of the Solar System, and envision journeys to newly discovered worlds that circle nearby stars.

  • Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

    Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

    Ask Jeeves Planetarium

    Wednesday Aug 24 12:00pm
    Friday Aug 26 12:00pm
    Saturday Aug 27 12:00pm
    Sunday Aug 28 12:00pm
    Wednesday Aug 31 12:00pm
    Thursday Sep 01 11:00am
    Friday Sep 02 11:00am
    Saturday Sep 03 11:00am

    Two young adventurers turn an old cardboard box into a rocket and with the help of a magical book and their vivid imaginations blast off on an awesome journey to the most amazing places in the Solar System. Gasp in amazement at the huge planet Jupiter, find out what Saturn's rings are made of and discover the secret of the cardboard rocket. The show has been upgraded for digital full-dome systems and provides an excellent introduction to the nine planets of our Solar System. Especially for ages 5 to 10.

    Running time: 30 mins

  • Tales of the Maya Skies

    Tales of the Maya Skies

    Ask Jeeves Planetarium

    Wednesday Aug 24 2:30pm
    Thursday Aug 25 2:30pm
    Friday Aug 26 1:00pm
    Saturday Aug 27 1:00pm
    Sunday Aug 28 2:00pm
    Wednesday Aug 31 2:30pm
    Wednesday Oct 19 11:00am, 1:00pm

    Immerse yourself in the beauty of the "seventh wonder of the modern world," Mexico's Chichén Itz�. Hear the story of the ancient Maya civilization. Experience Tales of the Maya Skies, a new digital full-dome planetarium show produced by Chabot Space & Science Center. Narrated by Latin Grammy Award winner Lila Downs, Tales of the Maya Skies transports us to the jungles of Mexico, presenting the rich history and culture of the ancient Maya. Using the latest three dimensional laser scanning and advanced graphic techniques, Tales of the Maya Skies weaves together the richness of Maya culture, stories, science and contributions to our way of life.

    A Chabot Space & Science Center production. Major funding provided by the National Science Foundation.

    Running time: 33 mins

  • The Story of H

    The Story of H

    Previously Recorded Planetarium Show

    Cosmos 360, Chabot's planetarium show series: Your ticket to the Universe in all directions! Be entertained with an engaging tour through the stars, planets, and galaxies of outer space. Experience the workings of the Universe from new perspectives. 

  • Zodiac Tours

    Zodiac Tours

    Previously Recorded Planetarium Show

    Cosmos 360, Chabot's planetarium show series: Your ticket to the Universe in all directions! Be entertained with an engaging tour through the stars, planets, and galaxies of outer space. Experience the workings of the Universe from new perspectives.