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November 17 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 24, 2019

One event on November 11, 2019 at 11:30 am

11:45 am – One World, One Sky – Purchase Tickets

Elmo and Big Bird live in the United States and Hu Hu Zhu lives far away in China, but they discovered that they see the same stars at night.

12:15 pm – The Little Star That Could – Purchase Tickets

The Little Star That Could is a story about Little Star, an average yellow star in search for planets of his own to protect and warm. Along the way, he meets other stars, learns what makes each star special, and discovers that stars combine to form star clusters and galaxies. Eventually, Little Star finds his planets.

1 pm – Stars: Powerhouses of the Universe – Purchase Tickets

Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of stars. Content includes stellar evolution, space exploration, the electromagnetic spectrum, and the history of astronomy. Narrated by Mark Hamill.

2 pm – Night Sky, Live – Purchase Tickets

This live-lecture presentation by an astronomy educator uses the Reichert Planetarium’s Starball to show the audience what the Long Island night sky above them will look like on the very day they visit. This “traditional” planetarium program highlights seasonal constellations, stars and year-round celestial events.

3 pm – Mars 1001 – Purchase Tickets

Someday soon, the first humans will leave for Mars. They may be someone you know. Like the astronauts of the Space Age, they’ll be blasting off to the unknown. MARS 1001 is the story of one possible mission that carries a multi-national crew to the Red Planet. This presentation is a captivating exploration of the kind of mission we’ll soon see blast off to Mars.

4 pm – Dynamic Earth – Purchase Tickets

Explore the inner workings of Earth’s climate system with visualizations based on satellite monitoring data and advanced supercomputer simulations. This exciting program follows a trail of energy that flows from the Sun into the interlocking systems that shape our climate: the atmosphere, oceans, and the biosphere. Audiences will ride along on swirling ocean and wind currents, dive into the heart of a monster hurricane, come face-to-face with sharks and gigantic whales, and fly into roiling volcanoes. We explore the relationship between Earth and the Sun, life and the carbon cycle, Earth’s climate control system, and how human activities are changing our planet. Come learn how dynamic planet Earth really is! Narrated by Liam Neeson.

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Details

Date:
November 17
Time:
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Venue

Vanderbilt Museum
180 Little Neck Road
Centerport, NY 11721 United States
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Phone:
631-854-5579

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Library in the Vanderbilt Mansion decorated for the holidays
December 27 & 28, 5:30 – 9 pm.

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180 Little Neck Road
Centerport, New York 11721
(631) 854-5579