Ward Beecher Planetarium opens 2014-15 season

DynamicEarthTitleThe Ward Beecher Planetarium at Youngstown State University opens its 2014-15 season this week with a brand new show – “Dynamic Earth.”

Special premiere showings are set for 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 16 and Thursday, Sept. 18, as part of the area’s 7 Days of STEM celebration.

In addition, the planetarium’s regular Friday and Saturday shows return this week, including the popular live look at the night sky with “Fall Skywatch” at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 19 and 20, and “This Is Our Sky” 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20.

Shows are free and open to the public. For the complete 2014-15 schedule, visit www.wbplanetarium.org.