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Don’t miss these exciting Programs in the Travelers Science Dome at the Gengras Planetarium!
In My Backyard
Children’s entertainer Fred Penner narrates and sings for this lively journey into his backyard, where we discover all sorts of things – colors of the rainbow, bugs and spiders, the different seasons, the planets, the moon, and the stars in the nighttime sky.
In My Backyard is produced by the Calgary Science Centre and has been digitized and converted into fulldome format by Ward Beecher Planetarium.
Amazing Stargazing features animated radio DJs from Radio Aahs, who take the audience on a tour of the night sky. Learn how to identify stars, constellations, planets, meteors, comets and more!
Two Small Pieces of Glass: The Amazing Telescope
While attending a local star party, two teenage students learn how the telescope has helped us understand our place in space and how telescopes continue to expand our understanding of the Universe. A local astronomer enlightens them on the history of the telescope and the discoveries these wonderful tools have made. While looking through the astronomer’s telescope, the students, along with the planetarium audience, explore the Galilean Moons, Saturn’s rings, and spiral structure of galaxies. They also learn about the discoveries of Galileo, Huygens, Newton, Hubble and many others.
Experience thrilling amusement park rides in a wild immersive journey through the solar system! SpacePark 360 featuring the music of Atlanta-based group, A Burning Century.
Secret of the Cardboard Rocket
Join two young space explorers and their talking astronomy book as they travel through the solar system in a magical cardboard rocket.
OPENING IN OCTOBER!!!
Larry Cat in Space
Take off on a Lunar adventure with a curious cat. Larry Cat gets left behind on Earth when his owner, Diana becomes an astronaut. In search of Diana, Larry finds his way on board a space ship destined for the moon.
Advances in technology have allowed scientists to use special instruments to discover hundreds of planets orbiting around other stars. See what they might look like!