In the third week of April, Astronomical Centre Rijeka prepared special program on the occasion of the school holidays and Earth Day.
Therefore in the third week of April, from 18 to 22, digital planetarium will be showing the following program:
|Day||Date||Time||Projection||Type of the projection|
|Tuesday||April 18||5 pm||From Earth to the Universe||film|
|6 pm||My first look at the sky||show|
|Wednesday||April 19||5 pm||From Earth to the Universe||film|
|6 pm||Sky of the future||show|
|Thursday||April 20||5 pm||From Earth to the Universe||film|
|Friday||April 21||5 pm||From Earth to the Universe||film|
|7.30 pm||Guide to the night sky - spring||show|
|8.30 pm||Realm of Light||film|
|Saturday||April 22||11 am||The Little Star That Could||show|
|7.30 pm||Time in Astronomy + Earth Day: laser show in front of the Centre||film|
|9 pm||Obeservatory (depends on the weather)|
About the show Time in Astronomy
The live show explains how the ancient people noticed natural seasonal changes that repeats every year and how those changes helped them with time measurement and invention of the calendars. By following the apparent movement of the sun, moon and other astronomical objects on the celestial sphere determined the duration of the day, month, year and the change of seasons and other.
It will be interesting to find out the difference calculating solar and sidereal time as well as what are all kinds of watches made for the purpose of measuring time; of sand, water, mechanical, digital all the way to the most precise atomic watches.
About From Earth to the Universe
From Earth to the Universe leaves our home to take the audience out to the colourful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars, and still further out, beyond the Milky Way, to the unimaginable immensity of a myriad galaxies. Along the way, the audience will learn about the history of astronomy, the invention of the telescope, and today’s giant telescopes that allow us continue to probe ever deeper into the Universe.
The mentioned film will be shown on a week days at 5 pm.
Croatian version is dubbed and the voice actor for this film is Mia Negovetić.
About Earth Day
Earth Day's mission is to diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement worldwide. It is celebrated in nearly 200 countries and more than 1 billion people participate in the mentioned event.
(Published: April 14, 2017)