NOC Enid Planetarium Show

NOC Enid Mackie Planetarium

Northern Oklahoma College Enid will present the May planetarium show Thursday, May 2, at 7 p.m. Fritz Osell will present the night sky over Enid during May showing prominent constellations and planets in the evening sky.  Osell will also show known stars with planets. “Thousands of planetary systems have been found in our neighborhood of the Galaxy,” Osell said.  “Discovery of new planetary systems is largely a result of the combination of advanced telescopes like the James Webb space telescope with the rapid advancement of computer technology.” Visitors will fly over Mars, Pluto, and Saturn’s moon Enceladus – a moon with [...]

NOC Mackie Planetarium Show starring “The Legend of Hercules.”

NOC Enid Mackie Planetarium

NOC Enid is hosting the April Planetarium Show starring “The Legend of Hercules.” The show will begin at 7 p.m. on April 4 in the Mackie Planetarium, located northwest of the campus. Planetarium Director Fritz Osell will be orchestrating the event for the public. Osell will also open the dome to show the night sky over Enid and point out where interesting formations can be found. The theme for the show this month will be the planets. Osell talked about the evening’s events. “We’ll show visitors our night sky from Enid and point out stars having known planetary systems,” Osell said. “You [...]

NOC Mackie Planetarium

NOC Enid Mackie Planetarium

The March planetarium show at the NOC Enid Mackie Planetarium will be Thursday evening March 7 at 7 p.m. Planetarium director Fritz Osell will show the night sky over Enid during spring and point out where interesting objects may be found in the evening sky. He will also present a new full dome show for children about “The Legend of Hercules.”  The planetarium shows are now greatly enhanced by the implementation of a new and more powerful projection system. The feature this month is about planets. “We will show visitors our night sky from Enid and point out stars having known planetary [...]

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