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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

Led Zeppelin


Legends of the Night Sky: Orion



  • Back To The Moon For Good

    Back To The Moon For Good

    Ask Jeeves Planetarium

    To the Moon... with no return? Be the first to come see our newest planetarium show Back to the Moon for Good. 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 $30million prize? After 40 years, the race is heating up once again, get in on the action!

    Running Time 25 minutes

  • Tales of the Maya Skies

    Tales of the Maya Skies

    Ask Jeeves Planetarium

    Immerse yourself in the beauty of the "seventh wonder of the modern world," Mexico's Chichén Itzá. 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 Minutes

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  • The Home Galaxy! A Cosmos 360 Production

    The Home Galaxy! A Cosmos 360 Production

    Ask Jeeves Planetarium

    Live Planetarium Show

    On Earth, springtime is a time for rebirth. Lift off on a cosmic adventure exploring the planets and stars specific to spring! We'll marvel at the season's jewels of the night, and visit celestial spots where scientists think extraterrestrial life could exist. We'll even go beyond our solar system and explore the possibilities of life in the Milky Way galaxy. Come along with us and join the adventure!
    The Cosmos 360 Live Planetarium Series launches with a new show in our digital-dome every three months. .

    Running Time 35 minutes

  • We Are Aliens

    We Are Aliens

    Ask Jeeves Planetarium
    Ever since the two men in black showed up, summer means ALIENS and we're right on board with a new planetarium show! We Are Aliens, narrated by Rupert Grant, journeys through the galaxy searching for evidence of life. This animated piece is great for all ages as scientists explore the vast universe asking the question that has sparked curiosity and inspired exploration for generations: are we alone? Colorful and fun, intriguing and exciting, this full dome experience appeals to the kid in all of us.

    Running Time 30 minutes