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 Planetarium is open for D60 classes only for the year 2021-2022

    The Christa McAullif Planetarium will accept reservations for Planetarium programs from Monday through Thursday during normal school hours.  There is no charge for students or staff.  The attending schools must pay transportation charges if any.  To reserve a program, please email or telephone the request (email and telephone numbers are provided below).  Include the name, email and telephone number of the requesting person, grade level, number of students, and if known, the subject desired for the program.  The Planetarium Staff will be happy to assist with program development.

    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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