Journey to the Stars


Location: Gates Planetarium, Level 1; enter through Main Entrance

Featuring extraordinary images from telescopes on the ground and in space and stunning, never-before-seen visualizations of physics-based simulations, the dazzling new Journey to the Stars launches visitors through space and time to experience the life and death of the stars in our night sky, including our own nurturing Sun. Tour familiar stellar formations, explore new celestial mysteries, and discover the fascinating, unfolding story that connects us all to the stars. Those who come along for the journey may never see the night sky in the same way again.

Run Time: 24 minutes


December 23, 2011 - January 5, 2012
Mon - Thurs: 11:00 a.m., 3:30 p.m.
Fri - Sun: 11:00 a.m., 3:30 p.m., 5:00 p.m.

January 6 - January 26, 2012
Mon - Thurs: 11:00 a.m.
Fri - Sun: 11:00 a.m., 3:30 p.m., 5:00 p.m.

For Educators

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Ka Chun Yu, PhD

Curator of Space Science

Night Lights

Grades 2 & 3
Touch a real meteorite, make moon craters, and listen to constellation stories that will entice you to delve deeper into the world of space.

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