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Journey to a billion suns

Stargarten

30 or 45 minutes

  • Audience: General admission
  • Category: Astronomy
  • Technology: 2D
  • Genre: Documentary

For ages, 3D measurements in space have been impossible and our Milky Way has remained a real mystery.

Today satellites can measure star distances at incredible accuracy and make us understand the structure and size of our home galaxy. But how and why did technology and science come so far?

« Journey to a billion suns » will take us through time and history, explain basic technologies of star mapping and take us on a fascinating journey along the numerous features of our Milky Way.

A breath taking adventure – linked to the launch of the ESA’s Gaia mission launching at the end of 2013 – supported by over 30 planetariums and the European Space Agency.