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.
The 31-min-movie is suitable from the age of 8 and above. The planetarium has a capacity of 30-35 people. Thus, visitors can participate in these programs with a limited number, in order of arrival. Participation is possible with the Agora entry ticket.
Source: Agora Scientific Experience Center