Important Storm-Related Notice

The EFSC Planetarium and Observatory on the Cocoa Campus is temporarily closed because of damage caused by Hurricane Irma. It will remain closed until a comprehensive engineering study of the building is complete.

For questions about the EFSC Planetarium closure contact John Glisch, EFSC Associate Vice President, Communications, at 321-433-7017 or For astronomy related questions, contact Planetarium Director Mark Howard at 321-433-7292 or via email

Located on the Cocoa Campus of Eastern Florida State College, the Planetarium & Observatory opened in 1975, serving the College's students and Brevard County Schools, community groups and the general public with informal educational experiences.

This web page and other pages in this section will be updated as more information about the storm damage-related closure is available.