Planetarium Adventures

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Enjoy an exciting full-dome film in Cape Fear Museum’s portable, digital planetarium. These family-friendly programs are fun and appropriate for all ages. Space is limited and adult participation is required.

Saturday, December 22 at 2 PM: Fragile Planet: Earth’s Place in the Universe (25 Min.)
Travel 120 million light-years to rediscover home! “Fragile Planet” combines scientific visualization with movie-making magic, highlighting Earth’s special place in the universe as the only known haven for life.

Saturday, December 29 at 11 AM: One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure (27 Min.)
From China to America, Sesame Street’s Big Bird, Elmo and their friend from China, Hu Hu Zhu, explore the night sky!

Saturday, December 29 at 3 PM: Totality: Explore the Wonder of Eclipses (25 Min.)
Experience a guided tour of tonight’s sky. Discover how the Earth, Moon and Sun will align for January’s lunar eclipse, expected to be visible for most of the Western Hemisphere.

Sunday, December 30 at 1 PM & 3 PM: Earthquake: Evidence of a Restless Planet (23 Min.)
Take a breathtaking tour of our ever-active planet. Fly to sites of historic earthquakes and envision a future made safer from seismic events. Narrated by Benjamin Bratt.

Saturday, January 12 at 2 PM: Totality: Explore the Wonder of Eclipses (25 Min.)
Experience a guided tour of tonight’s sky. Discover how the Earth, Moon and Sun will align for January’s lunar eclipse, expected to be visible for most of the Western Hemisphere.

Saturday, January 26 at 2 PM: Astronomy: 3,000 Years of Stargazing (34 Min.)
Experience a tour of the night sky and take an historical odyssey to learn about our oldest science.

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