Schreder Planetarium presents
Spring Night Sky, Seven Wonders and Stars of the Pharaohs
Spring Night Sky: The Spring Night Sky: SEASONAL STARGAZING. In just a few minutes, find out more about "what's up tonight" than some people do in a lifetime! Hop through constellations, learn cool star names, and groove to planetarium space music in this fulldome audiovisual experience. Seven Wonders: Ever wondered about the Seven Wonders?! What were they? How did they come to be? More importantly, why were they, and why do they remain, wonders? No matter how wondrous they were, except for the Great Pyramid, none of the ancient Seven Wonders remain to the day. It is no wonder then that we turn our eyes from Earth to the skies where the wonders are everlasting… But the greatest wonder of all may be this tiny blue planet where we start our journey. This planet that may indeed be unique in all universe, for it is the only place in this vast cosmos where we know life exists…Life that can ponder the mysteries and wonders of our planet and the universe beyond. Turn back the pages of time and witness the ancient wonders of the world as they have not been seen for thousands of years. We will investigate the theories of how these wonders were created and get a glimpse of some of the universe's greatest wonders. Seven Wonders is narrated by British actor Sean Bean, who played Boromir in the feature film trilogy Lord of the Rings. Stars of the Pharaohs: Travel to ancient Egypt to see how science was used to tell time, make a workable calendar, and align huge buildings. You'll learn about the connection the ancient Egyptians felt with the stars and various astronomical phenomena. See some of the most spectacular temples and tombs of the ancient world recreated in all of their original splendor.
Date & Time
May 29, 2015
7:00PM - 9:00PM