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UNC Morehead Planetarium

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250 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

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December 2014

“The Longest Night: A Winter’s Tale” at Morehead Planetarium

December 20 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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running Dec. 20-29

“The Longest Night: A Winter’s Tale” is a one-of-a-kind fulldome planetarium show that captures its audience with a timeless fable of courage, generosity and renewal. Its story explores the concept that winter is a time for Earth to rest, waiting for new growth in the spring. Its star, a young girl born into a family of nomadic storytellers, embarks on a simple quest that leads her to a dragon’s nest. What will she discover there, and how will it help…

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“The Longest Night: A Winter’s Tale” at Morehead Planetarium

December 20 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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running Dec. 20-29

“The Longest Night: A Winter’s Tale” is a one-of-a-kind fulldome planetarium show that captures its audience with a timeless fable of courage, generosity and renewal. Its story explores the concept that winter is a time for Earth to rest, waiting for new growth in the spring. Its star, a young girl born into a family of nomadic storytellers, embarks on a simple quest that leads her to a dragon’s nest. What will she discover there, and how will it help…

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“The Longest Night: A Winter’s Tale” at Morehead Planetarium

December 21 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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running Dec. 20-29

“The Longest Night: A Winter’s Tale” is a one-of-a-kind fulldome planetarium show that captures its audience with a timeless fable of courage, generosity and renewal. Its story explores the concept that winter is a time for Earth to rest, waiting for new growth in the spring. Its star, a young girl born into a family of nomadic storytellers, embarks on a simple quest that leads her to a dragon’s nest. What will she discover there, and how will it help…

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“The Longest Night: A Winter’s Tale” at Morehead Planetarium

December 22 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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running Dec. 20-29

“The Longest Night: A Winter’s Tale” is a one-of-a-kind fulldome planetarium show that captures its audience with a timeless fable of courage, generosity and renewal. Its story explores the concept that winter is a time for Earth to rest, waiting for new growth in the spring. Its star, a young girl born into a family of nomadic storytellers, embarks on a simple quest that leads her to a dragon’s nest. What will she discover there, and how will it help…

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“The Longest Night: A Winter’s Tale” at Morehead Planetarium

December 26 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

“The Longest Night: A Winter’s Tale” is a one-of-a-kind fulldome planetarium show that captures its audience with a timeless fable of courage, generosity and renewal. Its story explores the concept that winter is a time for Earth to rest, waiting for new growth in the spring. Its star, a young girl born into a family of nomadic storytellers, embarks on a simple quest that leads her to a dragon’s nest. What will she discover there, and how will it help…

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“The Longest Night: A Winter’s Tale” at Morehead Planetarium

December 27 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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running Dec. 20-29

“The Longest Night: A Winter’s Tale” is a one-of-a-kind fulldome planetarium show that captures its audience with a timeless fable of courage, generosity and renewal. Its story explores the concept that winter is a time for Earth to rest, waiting for new growth in the spring. Its star, a young girl born into a family of nomadic storytellers, embarks on a simple quest that leads her to a dragon’s nest. What will she discover there, and how will it help…

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“The Longest Night: A Winter’s Tale” at Morehead Planetarium

December 27 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running Dec. 20-29

“The Longest Night: A Winter’s Tale” is a one-of-a-kind fulldome planetarium show that captures its audience with a timeless fable of courage, generosity and renewal. Its story explores the concept that winter is a time for Earth to rest, waiting for new growth in the spring. Its star, a young girl born into a family of nomadic storytellers, embarks on a simple quest that leads her to a dragon’s nest. What will she discover there, and how will it help…

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“The Longest Night: A Winter’s Tale” at Morehead Planetarium

December 28 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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running Dec. 20-29

“The Longest Night: A Winter’s Tale” is a one-of-a-kind fulldome planetarium show that captures its audience with a timeless fable of courage, generosity and renewal. Its story explores the concept that winter is a time for Earth to rest, waiting for new growth in the spring. Its star, a young girl born into a family of nomadic storytellers, embarks on a simple quest that leads her to a dragon’s nest. What will she discover there, and how will it help…

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“The Longest Night: A Winter’s Tale” at Morehead Planetarium

December 29 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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running Dec. 20-29

“The Longest Night: A Winter’s Tale” is a one-of-a-kind fulldome planetarium show that captures its audience with a timeless fable of courage, generosity and renewal. Its story explores the concept that winter is a time for Earth to rest, waiting for new growth in the spring. Its star, a young girl born into a family of nomadic storytellers, embarks on a simple quest that leads her to a dragon’s nest. What will she discover there, and how will it help…

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$5

NIGHT LIGHTS: a Family New Year’s Eve

December 31 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Celebrate a family New Year’s Eve on Wednesday, December 31 from 3 pm to 6 pm at Morehead Planetarium & Science Center. Family-friendly activities, performances, and a kids’ countdown under the stars to ring in the new year! $5 per person. For more information and to register (this sold out FAST last year!), visit www.moreheadplanetarium.org.

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January 2015
$8-$12

Winter Skies at the Morehead Planetarium

January 10, 2015 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

STARRY NIGHTS Explore the night sky under the planetarium dome with an expert guide, Morehead educator Amy Sayle. The Starry Nights experience is a perfect opportunity to learn how to identify the planets, bright stars and constellations that are easiest to find during the current season. You’ll hear stories and legends from various cultures about the star patterns you’ll observe. You’ll also receive a season-specific update about eclipses, meteor showers and other astronomical phenomena that are expected to be visible…

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