Join the Dome from Home Club

Enjoy an Immersive Planetarium Experience from Your Home

  • Join the Dome from Home Club and planetarium shows will be emailed directly to you! Nothing can really compare with the immersive experience of traveling through space in the Appold Planetarium, but watching videos formatted for your flat screen at home is the next best thing. Sign up for free – there’s plenty of space to explore!
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Losing the Dark

Where does Space start?

Space to Explore

Cassiopeia: Queen of the Night Sky

The “Christmas Star” and the Great Conjunction of 2020

The Christmas Star video - picture of three wise men


As an essential business, Lourdes University is open during this time. However, to honor and fully meet the Stay at Home Order, the Appold Planetarium is closed for all public and private shows. During this unprecedented time, we are working to connect you to entertaining and educational science that you can enjoy with your family at home.

Directions to Lourdes

  • From US-23 take Exit #234 – the first (or last) exit in Ohio – (Rt.51/184 east-Sylvania)
  • Turn left (west) onto Monroe Street and continue .6 miles to Main Street (Key Bank is on the right)
  • Turn left (south) onto Main Street and continue on Main for .5 miles to Convent Boulevard
  • Turn right (west) onto Convent Boulevard and continue for .3 miles
  • Turn right at the Lourdes University driveway – 6832 Convent Boulevard.


Find Planetarium on Campus