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December 1, 2018 - December 19, 2018
All Day
Time Details:
Saturdays at 2:30 PM on December 1, 15 Tuesday at 7 PM on December 11 Wednesdays at 2:30 PM on December 5, 19
Goddard Planetarium
1011 N Richardson Ave
Roswell, NM 88201
(575) 624-6744, ext. 23
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The Incredible Sun & Aurora Storm

Saturday, December 1, 2018

The Incredible Sun Every second the Sun emits 1 million times more energy than the world consumes every year. Discover our star through the breathtaking time-lapse. Thanks to the real images taken by the Solar Dynamics Observatory and processed by advanced mathematical methods, you will experience the true nature of the Sun and find out that it is far from being as calm as it seems at first glance. Aurora Storm This NASA-funded full dome show about the captivating northern lights. The show teaches about the causes of the aurorae and how humans who live beneath their shimmering light are inspired by what they see. The show discusses the geophysical effect of living with a star, and what role solar outbursts play in creating the aurorae. It teaches geophysics and earth science while giving your audiences a look at the dazzling aurorae through the eyes of scientists, photographers and local inhabitants who share their traditional views of this phenomenon.