Here Are The Upcoming Shows At Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium

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Looking for activities to do with the kids during the school holidays? Get ready to welcome a new year of space discovery with educational and fun-filled activities at Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium! Here are upcoming events to look forward to at the planetarium in January 2023.


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Destination: Universe

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Explore the universe without leaving Brisbane! If you want to chart a course through the Solar System or venture past the Milky Way galaxy, don’t miss to book for Destination: Universe. 

Dates:

  • Tue, 17 Jan
  • Wed, 18 Jan
  • Thu, 19 Jan
  • Fri, 20 Jan
  • Sat, 21 Jan
  • Sun, 22 Jan

Perfect Little Planet

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Ever wondered what it’s like to take a tour of the Solar System? Join the Perfect Little Planet, a new children’s show about our Solar System as seen from the perspective of a visiting family on vacation from another star system. Inclusive of a night sky tour, this 35-minute tour is suitable for children ages 3 and above. 

Dates:

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  • Wed, 18 Jan
  • Thu, 19 Jan
  • Fri, 20 Jan
  • Sat, 21 Jan
  • Sun, 22 Jan

Cosmic Collisions

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Cosmic Collisions is a show which illustrates the role collisions have played and continue to play in our universe. Narrated by actor and director Robert Redford, it is one of the great productions of the American Museum of Natural History in New York.

Dates:

  • Wed, 18 Jan
  • Fri, 20 Jan
  • Sat, 21 Jan
  • Sun, 22 Jan

Passport to the Universe

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Narrated by Tom Hanks, Passport to the Universe is a thrilling journey across the Solar System, through the Milky Way Galaxy to the edge of the observable Universe. 

Dates:

  • Thu, 19 Jan
  • Sat, 21 Jan
  • Sun, 22 Jan

Tycho Goes to Mars

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Join Tycho, everyone’s favourite cheeky dog as he discovers Mars. Tycho is in search of water to fly his steam-powered space kennel back home. But how will he find water on Mars, when it looks so cold, dusty and dry? Find out in this show, produced by Melbourne Planetarium at Scienceworks, Museums Victoria.

Dates:

  • Thu, 19 Jan
  • Sat, 21 Jan

Worlds Beyond Earth

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Narrated by Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o, it tells the story of the dynamic worlds that share our Solar System, and the unique conditions that make life on Earth possible. Take a journey far beyond our own planet to marvel at the latest discoveries from our cosmic neighbours.

Date:

  • Thu, 19 Jan

The Little Star That Could

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It follows the story of Little Star, an average yellow star searching for planets of his own. Along the way he meets other types of stars, learns what makes each star special, and discovers that stars combine to form clusters and galaxies. 

Dates:

  • Fri, 20 Jan
  • Sun, 22 Jan

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For bookings and more details about the events, visit Brisbane City Council’s website.

Published 17-January-2023