Merrillville Community Planetarium Program: The Inner Solar System

In Merrillville, Region residents have an opportunity this month to learn about the planets Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars and the asteroid belt… The Merrillville Community Planetarium presents, ‘The Inner Solar System,’ a public program beginning today (Friday Jan 10th) with additional showings the next couple of weeks. The planetarium’s gift shop will be open and weather permitting an outdoor observing session will be offered afterwards. The planetarium is located inside Clifford Pierce Middle School on East 70th Avenue in Merrillville.  Tickets are $4 for adults and $2 for children. Seating is limited and should be reserved by calling 219-650-5486 or visiting the planetarium’s website,