Merrillville Community Planetarium
Bringing the Universe to the Merrillville Schools and Northwest Indiana


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6th - adult
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This program explains ways to measure distance in space, and uses the autumn sky constellations and stars as examples. It describes the Milky Way galaxy, Magellanic Clouds, Andromeda Galaxy, and the shapes of galaxies. It includes the Big Bang theory and our place in the universe.  Based on the book and narrated by Timothy Ferris.