Explore the stars without trekking far from home, for a price that's out of this world: Free.

Now playing: "Legends of the Fall"The autumn skies are filled with constellations intertwined in Greek myth and lore. Learn some of the stories playing out in the evening sky this fall.The planetarium offers two free public shows on Friday nights at 7 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. when the college is in session. Shows are hosted by resident astronomer Dr. Craig Joseph and feature live narration with images displayed by computer-controlled projectors.

During the month of October, our planetarium will be haunted by ghosts, ghouls, zombies, and other creatures of the night! Not recommended for very small children -suggested minimum age is 7 or 8.  

The planetarium comfortably seats 46 and admission is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Planetarium shows last approximately 45 minutes, and no one can be admitted after the show begins. Children are welcome as long as they are 5 or older. The observatory and portable telescopes are available to the public after planetarium shows, weather permitting.The Planetarium is located on the second floor of the Natural Science Building (SC 205) on the St. Petersburg/Gibbs Campus located at 6605 5th Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33710. Free parking is available for the celestial shows.