Christa McAuliffe Planetarium

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  • Located at:  Centennial High School / 2525 Mountview Drive / Pueblo, Colorado / 719-549-7350

    The Christa McAuliffe Planetarium is located at Centennial High School in Pueblo, Colorado. The Planetarium has been in existence since the school was opened in 1974 and has seen several major renovations and upgrades to its seating and technology. The most recent renovation in 2008 - 2009 has resulted in new, interactive seating; a state-of-the-art Bowen sound system, Christie DS2 projection system, and programming. The Christa McAuliffe Planetarium is one of only a handful of high schools in the United States that has the Evans & Sutherland Digistar 3 programming and Digital Theater system.

    The Christa McAuliffe Planetarium has seating for 60 including two handicapped-accessible seating areas.

    The Christa McAuliffe Planetarium is open to District 60 classes for the 2022-2023 school year.  Programs may be scheduled during any regular school day.  In addition to the regular features detailed on this web page, programs may be modified to meet specific lesson plans.  The Planetarium is not open to schools outside District 60's umbrella or community groups.

    You may leave an email at or a telephone message at 719-549-7350.  We will review our emails and telephone messages on a regular basis.

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