The OC Fair shares our parking lot from July 15 to August 14. Please allow for extra time to find parking before your show. 

Follow signs for Parking Lot E


Exterior view of the planetarium

Visit Us

The Orange Coast College Planetarium is committed to providing an innovative, immersive, and illuminating experience for Orange County and beyond.

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Planetarium Lobby Area

Your Planetarium Starship

Students in Orange County school districts who visit the planetarium will be given the chance to experience core STEM concepts through exhibits that are engaging and fun.

EXPLORE EXHIBITS
Planetarium Theater

Calendar & Tickets

Regular showings are offered on weekends so everyone can come enjoy a rotating schedule of breathtaking full-dome experiences that transport you to faraway worlds.

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Foucault Pendulum

Giving Opportunities

Contributions from our community help achieve the Planetarium's mission. Your donations go directly to supporting activities that encourage STEM education for all ages. 

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Events

Planetarium with a galaxy visible on the dome

Shows Resume in September

Our regular public star shows will resume on September 3rd with some new exciting programs! Check the calendar for more information. 

Calendar
Dome Fest West

Dome Fest West

Experience the West Coast's premier immersive dome film festival and conference, featuring dozens of incredible films from all over the world specially designed to utilize the unique 360 degree environment.

October 6-9, 2022

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Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon

LAZERDOME: Dark Side of the Moon

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon, brought to life in this stunning laser light show!

August 12 at 7:00 and 8:30

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Book festival

Orange County Children's Book Festival

The Planetarium is proud to be participating in the Orange County Children's book festival! Held on the campus of Orange Coast College and set under the bright blue skies of Orange County is the best children’s book festival in the country! 

Sunday, October 2nd

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Public Hours

Public hours resume September 3rd


Large group of students standing in line during planetarium field trip

Field Trips

The Orange Coast College Planetarium is committed to providing an innovative, immersive, and illuminating experience for Orange County and beyond. The Planetarium offers field trip experiences for the local school community from kindergarten through high school, as well as scouts and even adult groups. 

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