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Planetarium From Home

Constellations of the Wizarding World

Enjoy this special fall presentation about constellations that influenced the names (and maybe a few of the stories) surrounding our favorite Witches and Wizards.

Thanks to GHS Federal Credit Union for sponsoring this video.

August Night Sky Tour

Peer into the heart of the Milky Way and explore the points of light in the night sky. Learn about the celestial bodies you can see with your naked eye, and as they would appear in Binghamton, NY on August 20, 2020.

We’re going on a sky tour!

Thanks to GHS Federal Credit Union for sponsoring this video.

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From Earth to the Universe

A voyage to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars, and still further out, beyond the Milky Way, to the unimaginable immensity of the myriad galaxies. Along the way, learn about the history of astronomy, the invention of the telescope, and today’s giant telescopes that allow us to continue to probe ever deeper into the Universe.

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Phantom of the Universe: The Hunt for Dark Matter

The 20th century witnessed amazing advancements in our understanding of the Universe. But, in the early 1930’s evidence began to accumulate that suggested to astronomers that they were missing a large piece of the puzzle. By the end of the century it had become apparent that the Universe contained nearly six times more mass than was previously thought.

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The Sun: Our Living Star

The Sun has shown on our world for four and a half billion years. It is our nearest star and our planet’s powerhouse, the source of energy that drives our weather and sustains virtually all life on Earth. Discover the secrets of our star in this planetarium show and experience never-before-seen images of the Sun’s violent surface.

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Two Small Pieces of Glass

This show follows two students learning about the history of the telescope from Galileo’s modifications to a child’s spyglass — using two small pieces of glass — to the launch of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and the future of astronomy. Aiming to engage and appeal to audiences of all ages, the show explores the wonder and discovery made by astronomers throughout the last 400 years.

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Habitat Earth

Living networks connect and support life forms large and small—from colonies of tiny microbes and populations of massive whales to ever-expanding human societies. In the California Academy of Sciences’ latest original planetarium show, Habitat Earth, discover what it means to live in today’s connected world.

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Sunstruck

Travel back to the beginning of time and experience the birth of the Sun. Discover how it came to support life, how it threatens life as we know it, and how its energy will one day fade away.

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The Hot and Energetic Universe

This 27-minute video showcases recent advancements in the science of astronomy. Of particular interest has been the development of instruments that can detect frequencies of light invisible to the human eye, from low energy infrared and radio waves, to high energy ultraviolet rays, x-rays, and gamma rays. A detailed examination of these previously hidden light waves has revolutionized our understanding of the Universe.

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Support provided by the general operations support grants from the United Cultural Fund, a program of the Broome County Arts Council; the Conrad and Virginia Klee Foundation; the Zoos, Botanical Gardens and Aquariums Program, administered by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreational, and Historical Preservation; and the New York State Council for the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.