MANKATO DISTRICT #77  PLANETARIUM

 

         Our planetarium is one nine planetarium facilities in the state. The dome is 40 feet high and 30 feet wide with a Spitz Star 512 Projector and the Uniview Full Dome Theater Uniview System (Funded by Educare, Thin Film Technologies and Dist. 77). We are one of the few high schools in the world to have this system. We have 58 permanent seats in a theater type setting.
We teach many high school classes a year in astronomy and have a field trip for all the K-8 programs in District 77 as well. We also offer programs for different schools outside of the district, along with other youth groups. To check into these programs
see link on left side: Scheduling Groups.
We also present shows for the public during the school year (see links). These shows are put on by the High Schools Planetarium Production Club and are age appropriate for everyone, unless otherwise stated.


Contact Information:                                                                                      

Mankato East High School 2600 Hoffman Rd. Mankato, MN. 56001
Phone: (507) 387-5671                         

e-mail of planetarium director Dave Burgess:

Phone for Group Reservations Carol Wandersee: (507) 387-1868

Phone for Public Show Reservations Switchboard Sec. Dawn Lang (507) 387-5671                                                   

                    

 

 

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