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The Planetarium at King High School was rededicated as The Robert Wollman Planetarium in 2011.  From 1981 to 2010, Mr. Wollman was the director of the Planetarium and a dedicated employee of CCISD.

School and Community group Field Trip visits may be scheduled to the Planetarium in the mornings, during the school day.  Contact Laura Peck, the planetarium director, to make your reservation at (361) 994-6917 or by email at

The Planetarium is open to the public on Tuesday evenings during the regular school year.  Public shows combine digital video technology, along with the original GOTO star projector of the night sky.  Show programs are posted below and will change every few weeks.  Be sure to check back for updates.

Like outer space, our Planetarium does get cold at times.  For evening shows, it might be a good idea to bring a jacket or sweater.

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Tuesday Evening Public Shows 6:00 pm
Tickets go on sale beginning at 5:30 pm. The doors close at 6:00 pm and there is no late seating. Admission is $4 for adults, $3 for children (ages 4-15) and seniors (55+). Admission is cash or check only.
Beginning January 8 at 6:00 pm - " Europe To The Stars"
Journey behind the scenes at the most productive ground-based observatory in the world – the European Southern Observatory – revealing the science, the history, the technology and the people. The movie goes from locating the best places in the world for observing to how telescopes are built and what mysteries of the Universe astronomers are revealing.


01/29/19 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Planetarium Public Show
Europe To The Stars