Waukesha County

Big Astronomy: People, Places and Discoveries!

Recommended for grades 6 - 12
1 hour

This planetarium show will take audiences to cutting-edge telescopes in the remote mountains of Chile and introduce people who make sure these instruments operate day and night, unlocking the secrets of the universe. Explore ALMA, VLT, and the new Veta Rubin Observatory (formerly LSST) and how these incredible facilities are changing our view of the cosmos.


Duration: 60 minutes
Fee: Yes
Offered: School Year
Location options: Horwitz-DeRemer Planetarium located at the Retzer Nature Center

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