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Images from NASA satellites showing atmospheric phenomena such as cyclones, hurricanes, high/low pressures, clouds and the jet stream are featured in this 10-minute planetarium show.
This planetarium show is designed to engage visitors directly in activities and demonstrations, and is optimized for group sizes of 25 to 70 people. Show content includes general planet-finding techniques (Doppler, astrometric, etc.), an audience... (View More) activity about the transit method of extrasolar planet discovery, NASA Kepler mission, and Johannes Kepler's work. It is 50-minutes long, but modular, so that it can be adjusted for shorter lengths (suggestions for 30-minute and 40-minute versions are provided in the script). The script, images, movies and music are available for free download at the website provided. (View Less)
In this full-dome, digital planetarium show, NASA source material is used to build an environment where historical Mars footage is combined with real characters and computer simulations to present a possible future in which the planet is explored by... (View More) human scientists. The planetarium show was specifically created for Spitz SciDome brand planetariums. It can be adapted for use by other planetariums with digital systems or with the capability of showing digital video. (View Less)