Golden Pond Planetarium

        The Golden Pond Planetarium, located in Land Between the Lakes adjacent to the visitor center, has been open since 1979. Dr. Jim Gould, an advisor for Friends of Land Between the Lakes, visits Sounds Good to discuss the many different educational opportunities the planetarium offers the Western KY community. 

Sydni Anderson, WKMS

West Kentucky Amateur Astronomers gathered outside of Golden Pond Planetarium and Observatory to view the eclipse.

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The Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area in western Kentucky is offering prime viewing spots for the upcoming total solar eclipse next month.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

The Golden Pond Planetarium and Observatory at Land Between the Lakes is teaming up with the West Kentucky Amateur Astronomers for ‘National Astronomy Day’ Saturday to offer solar viewing and discuss this summer’s total solar eclipse.

LBL Planetarium on How to Best View the Night Sky

Nov 7, 2013
Golden Pond Planetarium, Roundabout U /

An advantage of our beautiful rural region is the limited brightness factor, so the night sky is far more enjoyable around here than in urban areas. LBL's Golden Pond Planetarium Manager Ross Workman describes the pleasure of viewing with Kate Lochte. West Kentucky Amateur Astronomers gather at the Golden Pond Observatory in Land Between the Lakes for an educational program about choosing and using binoculars and telescopes this Saturday, after the 5:30 pm Planetarium Show.