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L.E. Phillips Planetarium program

Mr. Genius Tours the Solar System

This favorite that we show to the elementary school groups that visit the planetarium. The jokes are silly and there is a lot of basic information about astronomy, especially the planets.

Adults enjoy the show as much as kids do. Children as young as 6 years old generally can sit through the 1-hour show. The "Mr. Genius" show is about 25 minutes long, and during the rest of the time a live host talks about the current night sky and answers questions.

Solar System