Our cosmosEurope to the Stars

Europe to the Stars

Europe to the Stars takes the viewer on an epic journey behind the scenes at the most productive ground-based observatory in the world, revealing the science, the history, the technology and the people.

Discover the European Southern Observatory in a story of cosmic curiosity, courage and perseverance; a story of observing a Universe of deep mysteries and hidden secrets; and a story of designing, building and operating the most powerful ground-based telescopes on the planet.

The movie focuses on the essential aspects of an astronomical observatory, while offering a broader view of how astronomy is done. From site-testing to locate the best places in the world for observing the sky, to how telescopes are built and what mysteries of the Universe astronomers are revealing.

Recommended for ages 12 and older. 45 minutes
Available in English and Spanish, please check in at the reception desk for wireless audio service. Live parts in German, not translated.
Shown regularly.
12 € / 7.50 €

The next dates

Schedule

30.06. Wed 2:00 pm Available
06.07. Tue 4:00 pm Available

The planetarium is open again. Access is only granted with a valid ticket, one hour prior to the starting time of the show.