Northern Lights Planetarium
The Northern Lights Planetarium was the first planetarium in Norway open to the public, and is now the planetarium at Nordnorsk vitensenter - the Science Centre of Northern Norway. We have daily all-dome shows about and with northern lights, and can also show constellations and journeys through the solar system and the distant galaxies.

Upcoming changes

  • January 17th: The show is canceled this day.
  • January 18th: The show is is postponed to 15.00 this day.



  • 12.30 Daily show (varies).
  • 14.00 Extreme Auroras (Norwegian or English narration).

In addition to the shows in our calender, all our planetarium films and shows are available on request for groups and events. See our contact information for advance booking.
Complete list of available shows (english)

Facts about the Planetarium

The planetarium is located on the Tromsø campus of the Arctic University of Norway and is the first Norwegian planetarium open to the public. The planetarium has seating for 95 people under a 12.2 meters (40 feet) dome and is the largest in Norway. It runs on software delivered by Sky-Skan.