Planetarium Public Show: Europe to the Stars | Astronomy

Planetarium Public Show: Europe to the Stars

Event Date: 
Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 2:00pm
Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 2:00pm
Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 2:00pm
Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 2:00pm
Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 2:00pm
Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 2:00pm

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.

Show length: 32 minutes

Students (with ID)/Children <12: $3

UNT Employees/Senior Citizens: $4

Adults: $5

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