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Planetarium at Grand Rapids Public Museum reopens this weekend

Concerts Under the Stars coming to planetarium
Posted at 6:10 PM, Oct 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-07 18:10:21-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The planetarium at the Grand Rapids Public Museum will reopen Saturday, museum officials announced Wednesday.

They will be operating with a limited capacity to adhere to COVID-19 safety guidelines.

Multiple shows will be shown each week with enough time in between for thorough cleanings.

“One World, One Sky” will return and a new show, “Incoming!” will feature asteroids, comets and meteors.

“The GRPM is pleased to announce the reopening of the Chaffee Planetarium,” said Stephanie Ogren, the museum’s VP of science and education. “We have been working on a new show experience for our visitors, and look forward to sharing it with our audiences. “Incoming!” at the Chaffee Planetarium was developed in partnership with a NASA scientist and created for learners of all levels across the learning spectrum.”