Beyond the Sun: In Search of a New Earth
Strickler Planetarium One University Ave | Bourbonnais, IL 60914 | 815.939.5070 [email protected]
02/24/24 - 02/24/24 4:30 pm
While Celeste is fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy, she receives an unexpected visit from Moon. Together, they will enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds, and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like Earth.
This planetarium show features stunning visualizations of some of the different types of exoplanets that have been discovered including hot Jupiters, rogue planets, and super-Earths.
Suitable Audience: general audiences ages 7+
Approximate Running Time: 25 minutes
Main Themes: exoplanet types, detection techniques