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Lego Figure holding a lego telescope. Photo

Johan Appelgren

Doctoral student

Lego Figure holding a lego telescope. Photo

Solen är en levande stjärna

The Sun : Our living star

Author

  • Anna Arnadottir
  • Johan Appelgren
  • Linnea Sternefält
  • Kim Svensson

Actor

  • Rigmor Grönwall

Summary, in English

The Sun has shone on our world for four and a half billion years. The light that warms our skin today has been felt by every person who has ever lived.

It is our nearest star and our planet’s powerhouse, the source of the energy that drives our winds, our weather and all life.

The passage of the Sun’s fiery disc across the sky — day by day, month by month — was the only way to keep track of time for countless past civilisations.

Don’t be fooled by the terminology; although it is a typical dwarf star, the Sun consumes 600 million tons of hydrogen each second and is 500 times as massive as all the planets combined.

Discover the secrets of our star in this planetarium show and experience never-before-seen images of the Sun’s violent surface in immersive fulldome format.

Our team has worked with some of the most talented planetarium producers to bring you this visually striking planetarium show about the most important star in our lives.

Department/s

  • Lund Observatory
  • Vattenhallen Science Center
  • National Resource Centre for Physics Education

Publishing year

2020-12-07

Language

Swedish

Document type

Exhibition

Topic

  • Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology

Keywords

  • Planetarium
  • Planetariumvisning
  • Svensk version
  • Översättning
  • Planetarium
  • Planetarium show
  • Swedish version
  • translation

Status

Published