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‘Imiloa Adds New Scheduled Planetarium Show

March 26, 2015, 1:04 PM HST
* Updated September 8, 6:30 PM
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A new fulldome planetarium show, SUNSTRUCK, is making its way to the ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center, where it will be introduced for the first time on Wednesday, April 1.

The new show will give the audience a chance to visit the distant future, allowing the discovery of the sun’s connection to the universe’s cosmic cycle of life and death.

Heliophysics is the main component of the SUNSTRUCK planetarium show. It will include information on the sun, parts and layers, space weather, and its impact on Earth.

Producers of the show used information from multiple NASA heliophysics missions, including the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory, Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph, and the Solar Dynamic Observatory.

The show, created by Michigan Science Center and narrated by Mike Shepherd, will give the audience a deep understanding of the Sun and how it impacts our world.

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SUNSTRUCK will be part of ‘Imiloa’s planetarium schedule at 2 p.m. sandwiched between it signature show, Maunakea: Between Earth and Sky, at 1 p.m. and Hyabusa at 3 p.m.

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For additional information about SUNSTRUCK or other planetarium shows, visit the ‘Imiloa website, call (808) 969-9700 for recorded information, or (808) 969-9703 for further questions.

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