Planetarium

There is a 10-meter-diameter hemispherical full-dome planetarium at the Energy Discovery Centre. Several popular science short movies or animations are shown in the full-dome planetarium.

Choose the planetarium movie you would like to see and ask at the front desk. A planetarium ticket is 3 € per person.


POLARIS – THE SPACE SUBMARINE AND THE MYSTERY OF THE POLAR NIGHT

James, a traveling penguin from the South Pole, and Vladimir, a funny bear from the North Pole, meet on the Arctic sea ice. They become friends, talk about their respective regions and observe the stars together, wondering why the night is so long at the poles of the Earth. It is a 29-minute show suitable from age 4.


THE SUN – OUR LIVING STAR

The Sun has shone on our world for four and a half billion years. Discover the secrets of our star in this 25-minutes long planetarium film in an immersive full-dome format. This show is suitable from age 7.


STARDUST AND SUN FAMILY

The planetarium film introduces the solar system – i.e. the Sun and the eight planets that orbit it and the Milky Way – and takes you on a journey between galaxies. The 20-minute film is suitable from age 6.


LIGHTNING STRIKES

Lightning is not only about flashing bolts and thunder, but also about the formation of different types of clouds, air currents, and electrical charges. Experience nature’s high-voltage spectacle on the Centres full-dome screen for 20-minutes.


TREASURE CHEST OF THE LAYERED EARTH

The planetarium film “Treasure Chest of the Layered Earth” introduces the Earth’s internal structure, plate tectonics, mineral resources and climate. How are Earth’s treasures created? What traces of prehistoric life can we find underground? How do volcanoes and earthquakes affect our lives?

COSMIX

Have you ever wondered how astronauts do their jobs? After watching Cosmix, it will be completely clear to you! Hold on tight, it’s going to be a crazy ride. You will learn what space flight looks like and how to prepare for it. Then you jump from a spinning centrifuge right into a space rocket!

And where does that take you? Of course to the International Space Station! But don’t worry, we won’t bore you with technical details. On the contrary, practice is important! You will learn how to sleep in space, how to cook food suitable for space, how to use the space toilet and, just in case, how to wash yourself properly. However, you won’t miss the grand finale. By finale, we mean a nerve-wracking return to Earth in a hot spaceship cabin! Fasten your seat belt!

SATELIX

How do satellites get into space and what role do they play in our lives?

Since 1957, thousands of satellites have been sent into orbit by more than 70 countries. In the future, large number of satellites may become a problem, but hopefully it will still find a solution. In general, however, together with probes and space telescopes, they are necessary for the development of technology and a better understanding of the world. The film introduces the various tasks and capabilities of artificial companions. What does the earth and space look like from satellites?

Come and discover space technology!