Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

Join two children on a magical journey through the Solar System, aided by a talking astronomy book, a cardboard rocket, and a vivid imagination. During this imaginative show, audiences will land on Venus, fly through the rings of Saturn, and discover the secrets of the Solar System. Program includes a tour of the night sky […]

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Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

Sundays – February 2, 9, 16 & 23 at 2:00 p.m. Join two children on a magical journey through the Solar System, aided by a talking astronomy book and a cardboard rocket. Audiences will land on Venus, fly through the rings of Saturn, explore the Moon, and discover the secrets of each of the planets. […]

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One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure

Explore the night sky with your favorite friends from Sesame Street in One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure. Follow along with Big Bird, Elmo and their friend from China, Hu Hu Zhu, as they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. They […]

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Lucia: Secret of Shooting Stars

Vladimir, a polar bear and James, a penguin, travel into space aboard the Polaris to study polar auroras. Hit by a meteorite, they crash at the foot of a pre-Columbian pyramid and meet Lucia, a hummingbird who is passionate about rocks. She tells them about a legend evoking “stones of light”. Meteorites, shooting stars, these […]

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Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

Sundays – February 2, 9, 16 & 23 at 2:00 p.m. Join two children on a magical journey through the Solar System, aided by a talking astronomy book and a cardboard rocket. Audiences will land on Venus, fly through the rings of Saturn, explore the Moon, and discover the secrets of each of the planets. […]

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Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

Sundays – February 2, 9, 16 & 23 at 2:00 p.m. Join two children on a magical journey through the Solar System, aided by a talking astronomy book and a cardboard rocket. Audiences will land on Venus, fly through the rings of Saturn, explore the Moon, and discover the secrets of each of the planets. […]

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Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

Sundays – February 2, 9, 16 & 23 at 2:00 p.m. Join two children on a magical journey through the Solar System, aided by a talking astronomy book and a cardboard rocket. Audiences will land on Venus, fly through the rings of Saturn, explore the Moon, and discover the secrets of each of the planets. […]

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Transit of Mercury at Emera Astronomy Center

Observe the tiny black form of Mercury as it crosses the disk of the Sun–a rare transit that happens only 13 times each century on November 11th at Emera Astronomy Center. The Clark Telescope will be open from 7:00 am to 1:15pm for this event (weather permitting). Transits, are exceedingly uncommon, and the planet Mercury […]

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Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus & Andromeda

Sundays – September 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29 at 2:00 p.m. Witness the classic story of the beautiful but unfortunate princess Andromeda, who in divine punishment for her mother’s bragging, is sacrificed to a sea monster—and rescued by the Greek hero Perseus. The program includes a live sky tour highlighting these constellations in the […]

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Faster than Light

The impulse to strike out into the unknown, to see what’s over the horizon… is as old as humanity. Today, a whole new horizon beckons. Astronomers are racing to find habitable worlds, including any that might exist in the neighborhood of our Sun. But if we find one, how will we ever get there? How […]

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