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Additional Planetarium Offerings

In addition to our feature presentations, we are pleased to offer the following presentations for dome and flat screen display. Contact us to discuss details.

Digital Universe

Digital Universe, our 3D atlas of the known universe, allows you to fly among the stars of our solar neighborhood and out to the galaxies surrounding our Milky Way. The spatial distribution of coregistered data sets reveals the structure of our galaxy intuitively. Most data are 3D—nearby stars, nebulae, and globular clusters, for example—but we also include Earth-centered all-sky surveys in many wavelengths. Assembled by the American Museum of Natural History and the Hayden Planetarium, the Digital Universe is updated frequently and will grow to incorporate even more data, extending out to the edge of the observable universe.

 

Field Trip to the Moon

A virtual journey created using scientific data from NASA, Field Trip to the Moon transports school groups and other young audiences on a challenging and exciting class trip! Field Trip takes viewers on a journey during which they take off from Earth's surface, orbit the Earth, land on the lunar surface, and witness an astronaut sunrise, ultimately discovering what makes their own planet unique and habitable.

This show can be narrated by a live presenter, or shown with a recorded narration.

 

SonicVision

SonicVision is a fantastic roller-coaster ride through vivid 3D graphics environments that pulsate to the rhythm of high-energy music. This immersive full-dome production is a unique digital experience, weaving individual works of musical and visual art together into a single creative vision. 

Each venue must select its own soundtrack to pair with the production.

 

The Known Universe

This short film takes viewers on quite a journey, from the Himalayas through Earth's atmosphere and the inky black of space all the way to the afterglow of the Big Bang. Powered by the Digital Universe 3D atlas, every star, planet, and quasar seen in the film are presented in stunning—and accurate—detail. 

Already a worldwide hit on YouTube (already over 12 million views), this film is available to license for regular display at museums, science centers, and other venues. 

The Known Universe was created by the Museum in 2009 as part of an exhibit for the Rubin Museum of Art, in New York.

American Museum of Natural History

Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY 10024-5192
Phone: 212-769-5100

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