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Journey to a Billion Suns is a stunning Fulldome planetarium show, embarking you on a voyage through the Milky Way...
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#Pollux is one of the twins in the #constellation #Gemini, and is orbited by at least one #planet. www.billionsuns.eu

#Pollux is one of the twins in the #constellation #Gemini, and is orbited by at least one #planet. www.billionsuns.eu

This is where new #stars are being #born. www.billionsuns.eu

This is where new #stars are being #born. www.billionsuns.eu

A #supernova explodes, and its gas and dust creates new #stars and #planets. www.billionsuns.eu

A #supernova explodes, and its gas and dust creates new #stars and #planets. www.billionsuns.eu

The #Gaia #satellite could measure, how much your #hair has grown in 1/100 seconds. www.billionsuns.eu

The #Gaia #satellite could measure, how much your #hair has grown in 1/100 seconds. www.billionsuns.eu

This is the story about #measuring the #distances to the #stars and understanding our #Universe. www.billionsuns.eu

This is the story about #measuring the #distances to the #stars and understanding our #Universe. www.billionsuns.eu

The #launch of the #Hipparcos #satellite in 1989 from the #European Space Port in #Kourou. www.billionsuns.eu

The #launch of the #Hipparcos #satellite in 1989 from the #European Space Port in #Kourou. www.billionsuns.eu

The #Hipparcos mission has almost gone lost - but was saved in a feverish #rescue #manoeuvre. www.billionsuns.eu

The #Hipparcos mission has almost gone lost - but was saved in a feverish #rescue #manoeuvre. www.billionsuns.eu

The #Hipparcos #satellite finally charted 100,000 #stars. www.billionsuns.eu

The #Hipparcos #satellite finally charted 100,000 #stars. www.billionsuns.eu

Basic #triangulation helps measuring wast #distances in #space. www.billionsuns.eu

Basic #triangulation helps measuring wast #distances in #space. www.billionsuns.eu

The very first #star map is believed to date from the #stone-age, 35,000 years ago. www.billionsuns.eu

The very first #star map is believed to date from the #stone-age, 35,000 years ago. www.billionsuns.eu

The #pharaohs of #Egypt have sketched the first #calendars, based on the movement of the #stars. www.billionsuns.eu

The #pharaohs of #Egypt have sketched the first #calendars, based on the movement of the #stars. www.billionsuns.eu

#Chinese #astronomers have surveyed the sky 3,000 years ago. www.billionsuns.eu

#Chinese #astronomers have surveyed the sky 3,000 years ago. www.billionsuns.eu

Ancient #Greek #mathematicians created the first #star #maps - and plenty of #myths and #sagas about the #starry #sky. www.billionsuns.eu

Ancient #Greek #mathematicians created the first #star #maps - and plenty of #myths and #sagas about the #starry #sky. www.billionsuns.eu

In the #mid-ages, the #Arabic world has pushed forward the development of #science. www.billionsuns.eu

In the #mid-ages, the #Arabic world has pushed forward the development of #science. www.billionsuns.eu

#Galileo Galilei changed our perception of the #world with his #revolutionary findings. www.billionsuns.eu

#Galileo Galilei changed our perception of the #world with his #revolutionary findings. www.billionsuns.eu

#Astronomer Wiliam #Herschel believed that our #Sun is at the #centre of the #Universe. www.billionsuns.eu

#Astronomer Wiliam #Herschel believed that our #Sun is at the #centre of the #Universe. www.billionsuns.eu

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