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Holiday Season Shows

From November 25 thru December 23

Stars of the Pharaohs

Thursdays at 7:00 PM

Travel to ancient Egypt to see how science was used to tell time, make a workable calendar, and align huge buildings. You’ll learn about the connection the ancient Egyptians felt with the stars and various astronomical phenomena, and experience some of the most spectacular temples and tombs of the ancient world recreated in all their original splendor. Narrated by John Rhys-Davies.

Stars of the Pharaohs Trailer



Let It Snow

Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm
Except Sunday, November 27

Let It Snow celebrates the holiday season with music and images on the giant screen for the whole family. Along with a tour of holiday skies, you'll have a new fun and entertaining experience for audiences of all ages. You'll be surrounded by the sights and sounds of the holidays. Presented in stunning high-definition Digital-360 video and explosive surround sound, you'll love the season like never before!

Let It Snow Trailer



Life Under the Arctic Sky

Saturdays at 3:30 and 7pm

Two hundred miles north of the Arctic Circle, near the jagged tips of Norway's crown, the sun does not set for weeks on end during the summer months, and the midnight sun bounces off fields of midsummer snow. This Dome360 film features the Sami People of northern Scandinavia as they follow the reindeer migrations, much like their ancestors. The show includes the Northern Lights, dog sledding trips, and legends of the arctic fox. A total of 10 filming expeditions and 105 days were made to the Arctic to capture the Northern Lights, the Sami and their reindeer, and the beautiful Arctic scenery. The Delta College Planetarium is proud to host the U.S. premiere of this exceptional film.

Life Under the Arctic Sky Trailer



Christmas Break Shows



Enchanted Reef

Tuesday, December 27 at 1pm

The vastness of our planet’s oceans guards unimaginable secrets. One of its most precious is Kaluoka’hina, The Enchanted Reef whose magic protects it against humans finding it. Kaluoka’hina’s colorful inhabitants live in peace until the volcano erupts, and the spell is broken. Now it’s up to Jake, the young sawfish, and his paranoid pal, Shorty, to restore the magic of Kaluoka’hina. Their only lead: the ancient legend that tells of touching the moon. An exciting adventure, packed with humor, sprinkled with conservationism, as well as educational flavor: a treat for the entire family. Spectacular underwater scenery, playful characters and the totally immersive environment of the digital theater makes this show a must see.

Enchanted Reef Trailer



In My Backyard

Tuesday, December 27 at 3:30pm

Join children's entertainer Fred Penner as he explores things large and small, from the colors of the rainbow, to the reasons for the seasons.
Through the use of entertaining songs and immersive environments, children are encouraged to participate while learning about the planets, constellations, meteors, the moon and more.
Geared towards the youngest stargazers and scientists, In My Backyard is sure to instill a sense of wonder and exploration while encouraging children to explore their own backyards.



Perfect Little Planet

Wednesday, December 28 at 1pm

Imagine the ultimate space vacation! Discover our solar system through a new set of eyes – a family from another star system seeking the perfect vacation spot. Fly over the surface of Pluto, our best known Dwarf Planet. Dive over the ice cliffs of Miranda. Sail through the rings of Saturn. Feel the lightning storms of Jupiter. And walk on the surface of Mars. Which destination would you choose? A solar system journey for space travelers of all ages.

Perfect Little Planet Trailer



Life Under the Arctic Sky

Wednesday, December 28 at 3:30pm

Two hundred miles north of the Arctic Circle, near the jagged tips of Norway's crown, the sun does not set for weeks on end during the summer months, and the midnight sun bounces off fields of midsummer snow. This Dome360 film features the Sami People of northern Scandinavia as they follow the reindeer migrations, much like their ancestors. The show includes the Northern Lights, dog sledding trips, and legends of the arctic fox. A total of 10 filming expeditions and 105 days were made to the Arctic to capture the Northern Lights, the Sami and their reindeer, and the beautiful Arctic scenery. The Delta College Planetarium is proud to host the U.S. premiere of this exceptional film.

Life Under the Arctic Sky Trailer



Sesame Street:
One World, One Sky

Thursday, December 29 at 1pm

This show follows Sesame Street’s Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a Muppet from Zhima Jie, the Chinese co-production of Sesame Street. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. One World, One Sky is a brilliant spectacle of light and color as the furry friends watch the stars twinkle over Sesame Street. Children attending the show can interact as they watch, drawing constellations and counting the time it takes the sun to set.

Sesame Street Trailer



Cody Coyote's Adventure
Earth, Moon & Sun

Thursday, December 29 at 3:30pm

Why do the Sun, Moon, and stars seem to move across the sky? Why are different evening star patterns visible at different times of the year? Why does the Moon seem to change shape from time to time? This amusing and educational planetarium show explores the relationship between Earth, Moon and Sun with the help of Cody Coyote, an amusing character adapted from Native American oral traditions. Coyote has many misconceptions about our home planet and its most familiar neighbors. His confusion about the universe makes viewers think about how Earth, Moon and Sun work together as a system. Native American stories are used throughout the show to help distinguish between myths and science. Learn why the sun rises and sets and the basics of fusion and solar energy. Examine the moon's orbit, craters, phases and eclipses. Also, the show explores past and future space travel to our moon and beyond.

Cody Coyote's Adventure Trailer




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