Planetarium & Space Programs

The sun is over 300000 times larger than earth.

Search the site

MOSI SkyWatch Events

See the universe up-close and personal through MOSI’s telescopes.

  • See craters on the Moon.
  • Watch as another planet’s moons slowly perform a gravitational dance.
  • See stellar nurseries where stars are being formed.
  • See star clusters so far away that light – traveling at 186,000 miles per second – takes tens of thousands of years to make it to your eye.

Check the Events Calendar for the next SkyWatch

Viewings begin at Sundown. 

Please note: Clear skies are required to use the telescopes, SkyWatch will be cancelled if it is raining or cloudy.

Also, be sure to check out Tampa's local astronomy club, the Museum Astronomical Resource Society (M.A.R.S. Club). Click here to visit their homepage.

Plan Your Visit
Hours & Directions
Events Calendar
Group Ticketing
Accessibility & Accommodation


Ticket Donations

Press Room 



What To Do
Permanent Exhibitions
The Saunders Planetarium
Coleman Science Works Theater
Kids In Charge!
MOSI Outside
Events Calendar


Florida Hospital IMAX DOME Theater
Daily Schedule
Coming Soon
About Dome Screen


Schools & Groups
Kids &Families
Adults & Seniors

Off-site Programs

YES! Team
Research & Grants


Join or Renew Now
Membership Levels
Reciprocal Membership Offers
Exclusive Member Discounts

Book Your Event
Corporate & Social Events
Corporate Events
Weddings & Special Occasions

Milestone Occasions

School Events
Event Space & Specs

Contact Special Events
Birthday Parties
Birthday Party FAQ
Birthday Party Pricing