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 Closed for the summer

    With the end of the 2020-2021 school year, the Christa McAuliffe Planetarium in Centennial High School is closed for Summer Vacation.  Planning is underway for the next school year.  It is hoped Covid-19 restrictions will be lifted in time for an August opening and a full program offering.  Reservations are not being taken during the Summer vacation.  This information will be updated as developments warrant.  

    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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