Accidental Astronaut

Ingram Planetarium @ 7625 High Market St, Sunset Beach, NC 28468, USA

Follow the animated adventures of Cy, Annie, and their dog Armstrong as they embark on an unexpected journey into space! Explore the Earth, Sun, and Moon with a wise-cracking spaceship computer. See an asteroid crash into the Moon. Bounce along on the lunar surface. Get up close and personal with a solar storm. Gain a […]

Family Program: Spotlight Scientist

Museum of Coastal Carolina 21 East Second Street, Ocean Isle Beach, NC

Step into the shoes of working scientists in this family friendly program. Each week, we will feature a different type of scientist, describe the research they conduct, and dive into their world with hands-on activities. Dates: Sep 8              Become a marine biologist by studying the life cycles of sharks, dolphins, and whales. Sep 15           What’s […]

Sky Theater Show – Big Astronomy: People, Places, Discoveries

Ingram Planetarium

Big Astronomy: People, Places, Discoveries, takes you on a journey to three world-class observatories in Chile’s rugged Andes Mountains and arid Atacama Desert— remote, extreme regions that happen to have the perfect conditions for astronomical research. Along the way, you’ll meet an inspiring cast of astronomers, engineers, technicians, and support staff who keep these mega-machines […]

Tales of the Maya Skies

Ingram Planetarium @ 7625 High Market Street, Sunset Beach, NC

Immerse yourself in the beauty of Chichén Itzá, Mexico, and listen to the story of the ancient Maya civilization. Experience Tales of the Maya Skies. With unprecedented realism Tales of the Maya Skies immerses us in Maya science, art and mythology, using full dome digital technology to transport us back into the world of the […]

Planet Nine

Ingram Planetarium @ 7625 High Market St, Sunset Beach, NC 28468, USA

Are there more worlds beyond Pluto? What might such a world be like? Planet Nine tells a tale of the search for another world hidden in the darkness. Planet Nine follows planetary scientist/explorer Mike Brown and his team at CalTech as they uncover new worlds such as the remarkably bright Eris; tumbling Haumea, an egg-shaped […]

The Sky Tonight

Ingram Planetarium @ 7625 High Market St., Sunset Beach, NC

This is a live star show. The presenter will display the night sky on the planetarium’s dome ceiling and take you on a tour, pointing out the stars, planets, and constellations that are visible in our area. Later, as you are walking along the beach on a clear night, you will be able to recognize […]

Laser Music Show: Fright Light

Ingram Planetarium @ 7625 High Market St., Sunset Beach, NC

Enjoy classic Halloween-themed music in surround sound while colorful laser images are displayed on the Sky Theater’s domed ceiling. You will hear music such as Feed My Frankenstein (Alice Cooper), Devil Went Down to Georgia (Charlie Daniels Band), Iron Man (Black Sabbath), Men In Black (Will Smith), Godzilla (Purple Oyster Cult), Thriller (Michael Jackson), and […]

Accidental Astronaut

Ingram Planetarium @ 7625 High Market St, Sunset Beach, NC 28468, USA

Follow the animated adventures of Cy, Annie, and their dog Armstrong as they embark on an unexpected journey into space! Explore the Earth, Sun, and Moon with a wise-cracking spaceship computer. See an asteroid crash into the Moon. Bounce along on the lunar surface. Get up close and personal with a solar storm. Gain a […]

Touch Tank Feeding

Museum of Coastal Carolina @ 21 E 2nd St., OIB

You’re invited to get up close with some of the more familiar creatures found in our ocean. Our touch tank pool allows you to gently touch marine animals such as sea stars, sea urchins, whelks, horseshoe crabs, and hermit crabs. These animals live in a variety of habitats and have developed many ways to survive […]

Sky Theater Show – Big Astronomy: People, Places, Discoveries

Ingram Planetarium

Big Astronomy: People, Places, Discoveries, takes you on a journey to three world-class observatories in Chile’s rugged Andes Mountains and arid Atacama Desert— remote, extreme regions that happen to have the perfect conditions for astronomical research. Along the way, you’ll meet an inspiring cast of astronomers, engineers, technicians, and support staff who keep these mega-machines […]

Tales of the Maya Skies

Ingram Planetarium @ 7625 High Market Street, Sunset Beach, NC

Immerse yourself in the beauty of Chichén Itzá, Mexico, and listen to the story of the ancient Maya civilization. Experience Tales of the Maya Skies. With unprecedented realism Tales of the Maya Skies immerses us in Maya science, art and mythology, using full dome digital technology to transport us back into the world of the […]

Planet Nine

Ingram Planetarium @ 7625 High Market St, Sunset Beach, NC 28468, USA

Are there more worlds beyond Pluto? What might such a world be like? Planet Nine tells a tale of the search for another world hidden in the darkness. Planet Nine follows planetary scientist/explorer Mike Brown and his team at CalTech as they uncover new worlds such as the remarkably bright Eris; tumbling Haumea, an egg-shaped […]

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