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.
- small adjustments may still be made, feel free to check again the day before
- Sunday 26 March - Extreme Auroras – will be shown at 12.15 (ENG) and at ca. 15.15 (GER) o’clock this day, the shows at 12.00, 14.00 and 14.45 o’clock are cancelled
- Monday 27 March - The Science Center and Planetarium is closed due to maintenance (floor polishing) - No shows today
- Tuesday 28 March - Extreme Auroras will be shown at 14.00 o’clock in the planetarium, the Science Center will still be closed due to maintenance (floor polishing)
- 14.00 Extreme Auroras (Norwegian or English narration).
- 12.00 Extreme Auroras (Norwegian or English narration).
- 13.00 Daily show (varies).
- 14.00 Extreme Auroras (English narration).
- 14.45 Extreme Auroras (German).
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.