Space Centre At Night
Globe At Night
Can you find Hercules? Visit the observatory to learn about the effects of light pollution. Join us at 8:00pm and count your lucky stars.
|Friday August 22||Saturday August 23|
Universe In A Night
This summer, go beyond the third planet of our Solar System every Friday & Saturday 7:30pm & 9:00pm. Our interpreters will guide your journey into the stars with a planetarium star theatre feature show and a presentation on the latest astronomy discoveries. You can then visit our observatory and on clear nights view the stars through our telescope. Evening Admission / Show Schedule
|Evening Planetarium Star Theatre Shows|
LIFE: A COSMIC STORY
How did life on Earth begin? This tantalizing question forms the basis of the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre's newest planetarium star theatre show. Begin your journey by shrinking down to enter a single redwood leaf, and discover that all life on Earth shares a common ancestry. Then, travel through time to witness key events since the Big Bang that set the stage for life. Along the way, you will see two scenarios for the dawn of life on early Earth, and discover how our planet has changed since those microscopic beginnings. Narrated by Jodie Foster.
Dr. Alan Duffy is an Astronomer, and is looking for something that is very hard to find. Imagine trying to search for something that you can't see. You don't know what it looks like, what it's made of, or where it is. But you do know that nearly 80% of the mass of the universe is made of it. At least we've been able to name it. Learn how the mystery of dark matter has changed our understanding of the Universe.
|Youth (12-18) | Senior (55+)||$10.00|
|Child (under 5)||Free|
|Member (see benefit information)||1/2 Price|
|Family (includes 5 persons; 2 adults maximum)||$38.00|