NACOGDOCHES, Texas — The planetarium in Stephen F. Austin State University’s Cole STEM Building will offer new shows on Saturdays starting Feb. 1.

The planetarium has public shows every Saturday with group shows available throughout the week upon reservation.

“Molecularium” is a matinee show that takes audiences on an adventure into the world of atoms and molecules. Geared toward children but open to all ages, the show will be presented at 3 p.m. Tickets are $3.

“Secrets of Stars” will be presented at 4:30 and 7 p.m. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for children, students, and faculty and staff with ID.

“Join narrator Patrick Stewart as we explore the inner workings of stars, their life cycles and many other secrets of these distant suns,” said Ed Michaels, planetarium director.

The shows will be offered Feb. 1 through 29 and on March 21.

For more information, to make a group reservation or view the schedule, visit