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Showing This Month - November  

Awesome Light III

November 21st @ 6:00 pm 
November 22nd @ 2:15 pm 

Run time approx. 22 minutes   

Climb into the thin air near the summit of Hawaii's Mauna Kea volcano where cutting edge research in astronomy is being conducted. Share the excitement and wonder as we examine how near Earth asteroids are explored with the NASA Infrared Telescope Facility. Discover how supernovae detected by the University of Hawaii's 2.2 meter telescope UH88 and what it can teach us about the size and age of our universe. View our Milky Way galaxy in a new way with UKIRT, the United Kingdom Infrared Telescope. Hear the personal stories of discovery and inspiration from Hawaiian students using the University of Hawaii Hilo's 36 inch Hoku Kea telescope. Produced by SkySkan for the 'Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawaii.



 Awesome Light III             

Earth, Moon and Sun

November 22nd @ 1:00 pm  

Run time approx. 35 minutes

Earth, Moon, & Sun explores the relationship between the Earth, Moon and Sun with the help of Coyote, an amusing character from Native American oral traditions who has many misconceptions about our home planet and its most familiar neighbors. His confusion about the universe makes viewers think about how the Earth, Moon and Sun work together as a system. Native American stories are used throughout the show to help distinguish between myths ans science. The program helps viewers understand why the Sun rises and sets, along with the basics of solar energy. The Moon's orbit, craters, phases and eclipses along with past and future space exploration to the moon and beyond are explored. While appropriate for general audiences, students in grade two through five will enjoy this look at the Earth, Moon and Sun system.

          Earth Moon & Sun

Nigh Sky Over Morehead

November 22nd @ 3:30 pm  

Run time approx. 30 minutes

Take a tour through the night sky! Discover where the planets are, what constellations are viewable and learn how to find many deep sky objects for viewing with a telescope or the naked eye! 


Pink Floyd's "The Wall"

November 21st @ 7:00 pm 
November 22nd @ 7:00 pm 

Truly the mother of all laser-light shows and a cult favorite throughout the world! Visitors will become lost and spellbound as their senses join this timeless journey. 

Featured Songs                 

  • In the Flesh 
  • The Thin Ice  
  • Another Brick in the Wall (Part 1) 
  • The Happiest Days of Our Lives 
  • Another Brick in the Wall (Part II)
  • Mother 
  • Goodbye Blue Sky
  • Empty Spaces
  • Young Lust
  • Iron Man by Black Sabbath 
  • Another Brick in the Wall (Part III)
  • Hey You
  • Comfortably Numb
  • Stop
  • The Trial
  • Run Like Hell


 Pink Floyd The Wall


Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon"

November 21st @ 8:00 pm
November 22nd @ 8:00 pm 

Dark Side of the Moon is one of the most startling and bizarre laser light shows of all time! Offering a mixture of psychedelic, rock and jazz sounds. When accompanied by a diverse and unusual display of laser art, the overall feel is a dramatic and haunting atmosphere


Featured Songs  

  • Speak to Me
  • Breathe
  • On the Run
  • Time
  • The Great Gig in the Sky
  • Money
  • Us and Them
  • Any Colour You Like
  • Brain Damage
  • Eclipse 


             Pink Floyd Dark Side 

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