Virtual Night Sky Events

Join the School of Earth and Space Exploration every other Wednesday for our Virtual Night Sky events, presented by the Marston Exploration Theater presenters. Learn about planets and stars visible in the night sky from your own backyard, and join the school's astronomers, astrophysicists, planetary scientists and School of Earth and Space Exploration students to hear about the latest space exploration endeavors.  

Visit our events page to discover the next show and register in advance for this FREE Zoom webinar! 

For inquiries, please contact the school's event coordinator,

3D Astronomy Shows

The Marston Exploration Theater is located on the ASU Tempe campus, in the Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Building IV (ISTB4). The theater employs Definiti SkySkan Planetarium technology utilizing 4K projection systems that render Earth and Space Science themes in 3D stereographic vision.

Location and parking

The Marston Exploration Theater is on the first floor of ASU's Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Building IV (ISTB4), home of the School of Earth and Space Exploration. ISTB4 is located on the east side of the ASU Tempe campus near the intersection of Rural and Terrace Road. This seven-story structure is ASU’s largest research facility.

The Rural Road parking structure is the closest parking to ISTB4. Parking is available for $3 per hour inside the Rural Road parking structure and collected upon exiting. From the parking structure, walk west and enter ISTB4 through the glass doors on the north side of the building. The School of Earth and Space Exploration does not validate parking.

Download driving directions to ISTB4, view the interactive ASU Tempe Campus map, or use Google Maps to get directions.

Contact us

For additional information, please call 480-965-6891 or send an e-mail to: