Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus and Andromeda
Perseus and Andromeda is 18 minutes of full-dome fun, while also teaching children and adults the Greek story about the stars. Planetarians can use Legends as pre-shows to a traditional star ID show and lecture. By engaging the audience with a wonderful story filled with humorous and exciting characters, you are also engaging their desire to learn about astronomy. People love Legends. Planetarians who have seen it say it is educational AND entertaining, for adults as well as children. You can be sure your audiences will love Legends as well!
Legends of the Night Sky: Orion
Legends of the Night Sky: Orion takes a lighthearted and imaginative look at the myths and stories associated with the constellation Orion, the great hunter of the winter sky. The show brings the mythological Orion to life in a fun-filled, animated adventure. Accompanied by narrators Aesop the owl and Socrates the mouse, we follow Orion’s adventures as he grows to manhood, battles mythical beasts, foils the plot of an evil king and wins the heart of Artemis, the beautiful moon-goddess. By the end of the story, we learn how the constellation Orion was placed in the sky, forever turning over head throughout the seasons.
Since the dawn of time we have sought to understand the nature of the universe. Before the advent of tools with which to study the earth and sky out ancestors personified the heavens and forces of nature with their gods and goddesses. Take a journey through time and space on which you will be greeted by constellations, sail across a starry night sky, and experience the wonders of our universe told through story and laser light.