VIDEO: OCC’s new planetarium is go for launch

The Orange Coast College Planetarium is now serving a galaxy near you.

Located in the center of OCC’s campus in Costa Mesa, the recently opened 50-foot dome theater has seating for 125 with a regular show schedule of immersive presentations.

The state-of-the-art building made its official debut on March 22 and features additional science-related exhibits, as well as a gift shop. Students from across the county will have opportunities to tour the facility through school visits, allowing them to dive deeper into core STEM concepts through the theater shows and visual exhibits.

Oh, and it’s open to the public too. If you’ve never experienced a planetarium or want to learn more about OCC’s newest addition, check out our video feature above.