2018 Festival Planetarium Shows

Submitted by dahlonegascience on Wed, 02/21/2018 - 19:28

The UNG Planetarium has a great line up of free shows for this year's festival!  Make sure you get to the UNG Health & Sciences Building (room 234) for at least one show:

Friday March 23:

  • 8:00 p.m.: IBEX: Search for the Edge of the Solar System

    • Find out how the Interstellar Boundary Explorer is used to map the edge of our Solar System. We'll also look at the current night sky and explore exciting recent discoveries in astronomy!

Saturday March 24:

  • 11:30 a.m.:  Harry Potter Astronomy

    • Peer into the magical world of Harry Potter through the lens of science! We'll explore the how J.K. Rowling used constellations, star names, and astronomy to add depth to the characters and enchanting classes of Hogwarts.
  • 12:30 p.m.:  Meet the Dwarf Planets

    • Meet the small, but amazing worlds of our solar system known as the Dwarf Planets.  We'll visit the bright spots of Ceres, heart-shaped tundras of Pluto, the oblong oddness of Haumea, and more!
  • 2:00 p.m.:  IBEX: Search for the Edge of the Solar System

    • Find out how the Interstellar Boundary Explorer is used to map the edge of our Solar System. We'll also look at the current night sky and explore exciting recent discoveries in astronomy!
  • 3: 15 p.m.:  Harry Potter Astronomy

    • Peer into the magical world of Harry Potter through the lens of science! We'll explore the how J.K. Rowling used constellations, star names, and astronomy to add depth to the characters and enchanting classes of Hogwarts.
  • 4:30 p.m.:  Meet the Dwarf Planets

    • Meet the small, but amazing worlds of our solar system known as the Dwarf Planets.  We'll visit the bright spots of Ceres, heart-shaped tundras of Pluto, the oblong oddness of Haumea, and more!