Planetarium Shows

About our planetarium system.

Lab Rascals Digistar lite system uses a customized version of Digistar 6, the world’s leading digital planetarium system. The biggest and most important planetariums in the world use Digistar. Lab Rascals portable state of the art planetarium system is the only one of its kind within the north of the UK.

Lab Rascals portable system is a fully digital system which shows the planets rotating in real time. The system allows the audience to flying through the solar system and explore key features such as the northern lights, Olympus Mons on Mars, Pan within the rings of Satan, the sun’s magnetic field and more.  The system allows us to go anywhere in the universe. Just tell us where you want to go!

Our Shows

Our 40 minute shows take place inside Lab Rascals portable planetarium. The dome can be set up in any large, indoor space with a smooth, clean floor area of 6 by 7m, a clear ceiling height of 3.5m and access to mains power. The dome accommodates up to 25 secondary or up to 35 primary-aged children plus teachers.

  • Our Solar System (EYFS-KS4)
  • Stars in the Night Sky (EYFS - KS2)
  • Comets, Asteroids and Meteoroids (KS2-KS5) - Available from September 2017
  • Rockets (EYFS-KS5) - Available from September 2017

Tweets

RT @Cosmic_Carol: Our planetarium shows are presenter led and designed by me! They’re interactive too! I don’t just talk at you! Contact me…

by Lab Rascals

Feedback

  • Took my 2 boys aged 6 & 9 to the volcano workshop and wow what an experience they loved it and didn't want it to end! will be booking again, staff were so friendly and helpful and made the session so much fun!

    Annalise Walker

  • My Daughter attended the Candy Chaos session at Bilton Village Hall today. Booking was very easy and quick. The staff were very friendly even taking the time to talk to the parents at the end of the session explaining what the children did and i enjoyed sampling the sherbet im also the bookings clerk of the hall that was used today. Katie and the team were very friendly and left the hall in an immaculate state once finished!!

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  • Brilliant from start to finish!! The children loved it, and the grandparents were equally entertained! Great value for money too. All I needed to do was feed them! Even tidied up before you went home! We have a pair of goggles here which I can post to you xx

    Gemma Bradley

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