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The Planetarium shows

Polaris

For children

Would you like to explore the Solar System aboard a… space submarine? James the Penguin and Vladimir the White Bear are waiting for you at the Planetarium to take you on a great journey among Planets. Along the way, you’ll discover the secrets of the six-month polar night and other ‘glacial’ wonders. You’ll never get bored aboard the Polaris. Infini.to promises you as much!

Recommended for five to eleven year olds.

The trip lasts 30 minutes.

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Lucia, the secret of shooting stars

For children

Part 2, second adventure: James the Penguin and Vladimir the White Bear return aboard the Polaris to discover the origin of shooting stars. However, along the way, a meteorite hits the ship. Help! We need an emergency landing! Here comes Lucy, the hummingbird. Discover the secrets of the legendary Moonstones with them.

Recommended for five to eleven year olds.

The trip lasts 30 minutes.

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Discovering the sky

Live commentary

What and how many objects can we see with the naked eye? Let’s learn to find our bearings on a starry night, discovering the sky above Turin thanks to the virtual projection of the Planetarium: stars and constellations, the Moon and the planets of the Solar System. Learn about the most beautiful objects in the sky and how to recognize them.

Duration 30 min

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Other stars, other planets.

Live commentary

Are we the alone in the Universe? We all strive to find an answer sooner or later. Research and study of extra-solar planets orbiting other stars is linked to the search for extraterrestrial life forms, from the simplest to the most evolved. Let’s leap into other habitable areas, as far as science can take us…

Duration 30 min

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Look at the moons

Live commentary

The moons populating our Solar System are huge or tiny, icy or hot, alone or in good company, spherical or of all sorts and shapes. Join us on this extraordinary journey: we’ll discover that satellites don’t just orbit planets, and that they are not only here …

Duration 30 min

Phantom of the Universe

For all ages

Gravitational attraction influences the greatest structures of the Universe and is so powerful that it can even bend the path of light. It reminds us that there is more to the Universe than meets the eye. Physicists are hunting for a new and elusive subatomic particle right here on Earth to understand this mysterious matter…

Duration 30 min

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Seasonal sky

Live commentary

We can observe the sky with the naked eye, from month to month, season to season and from different points on Earth. Under the dome of the Planetarium, the sky’s everchanging performance comes into its own . Our Scientific Staff comments on astronomical events, discoveries and images of space missions, in an exchange with audience.

Duration 30 min

Secret lives of Stars

For all ages

At first glance all stars around us may look alike, but if you look carefully you will see a range of colours and levels of brightness. Stars are formed of clouds of dust and gas and sometimes they are binary systems – that is are in association with another star – and may have a planet system. Each star has a story, a unique billion years long tale to tell.

Duration 30 min

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The hot and energetic Universe

For all ages

High Energy Astrophysics tells us about a violent Universe, made of neutron stars, supernova explosions and super-massive black holes (SMBHs). A Universe invisible to the human eye, which we are now able to explore thanks to powerful, sophisticated space telescopes.

Duration 30 min

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Lo zodiaco

Live commentary

What and how many are the constellations of the Zodiac? What does it mean to be Gemini Zodiac Sign? Through a three-dimensional representation of the Earth-Sun System we closely know the constellations that constitute the Zodiac.

Duration 30 min

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Views of the sky

Live commentary

Throughout human history, our knowledge of the Universe has kept changing: from the naked eye, to Galileo’s telescope, to the revolutionary Hubble Space Telescope, we can retrace the fascinating changes in the description of the Cosmos, increasingly more complex and wonderful.

Duration 30 min

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Wonders of the Universe

For all ages

A bewildering journey through space and time, starting with the Big Bang. From the birth of the Universe to the first stars, to the Milky Way and the Solar System, all the spectacular Cosmos unfolds before our eyes: brightly colored nebulae, explosions of supernovas and neutron stars.

Duration 30 min

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Lamps of Atlantis

For all ages

Ancient civilizations designed and built architectural complexes to follow and observe the sky and the motion of celestial objects. All over the world, remains have survived centuries and have come down to us, helping us understand legends and events otherwise lost in the mist of the past. This is one of those stories…

Duration 30 min

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The Circus of the Planets

For children live commentary

Get ready and see something unique, a show full of numbers, acrobatics, tightrope walking. For millions of years, the Sun and its planets, complete with satellites, asteroids and, surprisingly, a passing comet have been the real stars of the Solar System’s great circus.

Recommended for three to eight year olds.
Duration 30 min

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Luci, suoni e colori del cielo

For children live commentary

Mr. Rainbow (Signor Arcobaleno) lives in the Multicolored (Variopinto) Village, where everything changes with the season: colors, animals, sounds. Every month, the stars also change as does nature. The great show of the sky awaits you at the Planetarium, commented live by our Staff. How wonderful!

Recommended for three to seven year olds.
Duration 30 min

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