Orange Coast College Planetarium
Public programs are a cornerstone of the Planetarium’s mission. Regular showings are offered evenings and weekends so anyone can come enjoy a rotating schedule of breathtaking full-dome experiences. The OCC Planetarium has a state-of-the-art Dome Theatre, Foucault Pendulum, interactive science exhibit hall, NOAA Science on a Sphere globe and more!
Public shows offered on weekends. Field trips and small group tours also offered. See website for details.
Visit on select Sundays for some classic sci-fi nostalgia! Film aficionado Theo Siegel presents each movie with fascinating details including its origins, the script, casting, production, audience reaction, box office sales, and the legacy of the film. Each movie is paired with a modern and spectacular full-dome planetarium show, so you can see the wonders from outer space, both real and fantastical. Check out their website for this season’s movie schedule.
Mesmerica is a visual music journey that brings the mesmerizing music of Grammy-nominated composer and percussionist, James Hood together with visually-hypnotic, 3D animated art curated from artists around the world to create an immersive experience designed to transcend time, relax, soothe, and also stimulate your mind and senses. This planetarium show is available through May. Visit their website for more information and ticketing.