Christa McAuliffe Planetarium

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  • Located at:  Centennial High School / 2525 Mountview Drive / Pueblo, Colorado / 719-549-7350

    The Christa McAuliffe Planetarium is located at Centennial High School in Pueblo, Colorado. The Planetarium has been in existence since the school was opened in 1974 and has seen several major renovations and upgrades to its seating and technology. The most recent renovation in 2008 - 2009 has resulted in new, interactive seating; a state-of-the-art Bowen sound system, Christie DS2 projection system, and programming. The Christa McAuliffe Planetarium is one of only a handful of high schools in the United States that has the Evans & Sutherland Digistar 3 programming and Digital Theater system.

    The Christa McAuliffe Planetarium has seating for 60 including two handicapped-accessible seating areas.

    The Planetarium Closed until further notice
    The Christa McAuliffe Planetarium in Centennial High School will remain closed for the start of the 2020-2021 school year.  This temporary closure is to protect the safety of the students, staff, and community.  Although the length of this closure is unknown at this time, District 60 administrators review the Covid-19 situation on a constant basis.  The Planetarium will reopen its doors as soon as it is safe to do so.  No reservations are being taken at this time.  This closure is not related to the change to remote learning for all four Pueblo School District High Schools.

    You may leave an email at or a telephone message at 719-549-7350.  We will review our emails and telephone messages on a regular basis.

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