Europe to the Stars

By GEHMS Planetarium (other events)

2 Dates Through Nov 29, 2018

Live Sky Show: Explore the Universe

Leave Earth far behind as we take off through our Solar System, out of the Milky Way and beyond. We'll explore the large scale structure and the diversity of objects that make up our universe including galaxies, nebula, black holes, star clusters and more.

Space Show: Europe to the Stars

Europe to the Stars takes the viewer on an epic journey behind the scenes at the most productive ground-based observatory in the world, revealing the science, the history, the technology and the people. Discover the European Southern Observatory in a story of cosmic curiosity, courage and perseverance; a story of observing a Universe of deep mysteries and hidden secrets; and a story of designing, building and operating the most powerful ground-based telescopes on the planet. The movie focuses on the essential aspects of an astronomical observatory, while offering a broader view of how astronomy is done. From site-testing to locate the best places in the world for observing the sky, to how telescopes are built and what mysteries of the Universe astronomers are revealing.

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