A blue and white Earth against black space taken from the International Space Station

Dr. Leslie E. Spanel Planetarium

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January 10th 2022 Update

Campus will be extending remote learning through January 24th. During this time the Dr. Leslie E. Spanel Planetarium will remain closed to in-person shows.

For our community partners we are continuing to offer virtual shows. Check those out on our website, or inquire at physics.wwu.edu.

You can find more information at Westerns coronavirus website: https://www.wwu.edu/coronavirus...

Public Shows:

There are no public shows scheduled at this time. Check back next quarter!

For disability accommodations, please contact the Spanel Planetarium at physics@wwu.edu. Disability access information is available online at Transportation Services, and further resources can be found on Western's Disability Access Center website and the AS Disability Outreach Center.