Chia-yu Li PlanetariumExperiencing nature. Doing science. Having fun.
Explore how high-energy astrophysics plays a key role in understanding the hot and violent nature of the universe. You will be taken on a journey through our own galaxy, revealing the hidden nature of neutron stars, supernova remnants, and stars like our Sun.
The Orion Nebula
The winter skies are home to an indelible display of bright deep space objects. Over the winter we will explore the life cycle of stars by observing the orion nebula (M42), the pleiades (M45), and the carb nebula (M1).
Learn the autumn constellations
The winter constellations are known for having a vivid display if bright stars. These bright stars are aranged in the form a circle, which loops around Orion. Other prominent winter constellations include Canis Major, Gemini, and Taurus.