Solar-Go-Round: A Tour of the Planets

Chabot Space & Science Center

Solar-Go-Round: A Tour of the Planets

Compare sizes and weights of cosmic proportions.

Exhibits in Solar-Go-Round take visitors on a tour of the solar system, from the radiant Sun and the ringed planet Saturn, to giant Jupiter and far-away Pluto. They discover what makes the planets go round, design a solar system and launch planets into orbit. Interactive exhibits allow visitors to search for signs of water on other planets, find out about the weather on Mars and Titan, and learn how telescopes and robotic spacecraft are helping us explore our planetary neighbor.

We find the children are more engaged because of the color and the feeling. They spend more time reading, and parents spend more time exploring.

Alex Barnett (former) Director, Chabot Space & Science Center