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The Sun

The sun has been shining on our world for four and a half billion years. It is our nearest star and the powerhouse of our planet. The passage of the fiery disc has been the only way for countless past civilisations to track time. Don't let the terminology fool you; although it is a typical dwarf star, the Sun consumes 600 million tonnes of hydrogen per second and has 500 times the mass of all the planets combined.


Director Theofanis Matsopoulos
Producer Theofanis Matsopoulos und European Southern Observatory (ESO)
Duration 45 min (incl. live part)
Music Konstantino Polizois
Language German
Translation translated in English, French and Italian (Headphones)
Recommended minimum age age 8
Live presentation (in D) on the current night sky and astronomical events at the end of the show.Doors open 10 minutes before the start. The screening will start on time. No admission is possible after the start of the show. To be on the safe side, please allow 20 minutes to buy tickets and get to the planetarium.

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