The Earth and Space Science Center at Tyler Junior College presents up to six shows a day on Earth and millions of miles away inside the Hudnall Planetarium. The lineup features one show every hour beginning at 12 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays now through May 28. Field trips and private shows by reservation are available between 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. weekdays.

Various children's shows featuring animations begin at 12 p.m. during the week and 11 a.m. Saturdays. "Laser Story Time: Perseus and Andromeda" at 12 p.m. Saturdays tells the story from Greek mythology and is entertaining for kids and adults.

"Sea Lions: Life By a Whisker" tells the story of an Australian sea lion colony and airs at 1 p.m. daily. "Journey Through Space Live" at 2 p.m. is a live interactive tour of the solar system narrated by a planetarium educator.

"To Space and Back" airs daily at 3 p.m. and describes the impact of space exploration on our lives. This technologically advanced show takes audiences on a journey from the far reaches of our universe to our own planet. It describes how the technology that transports us through space is paving the way for the devices and apps we use every day.

"East Texas Sky Live" at 4 p.m. daily is an interactive planetarium sky show featuring many of the most popular and interesting objects visible in the nighttime sky. 

"Rock and Roll at the Dome" offers a unique visual experience in the 40-foot dome theater. Watch popular rock songs come to life in this psychedelic, musical experience. This special event occurs at 7 and 8 p.m., Saturday, May 21, and on Saturday, July 16. 

For information about show times and tickets visit or call (903) 510-2312.

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