Laser Legends of the Night Sky
Where: LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 238 Visitor Center Dr
When: September 1, 2020 thru November 30, 2020 - 10:00 a.m. Daily
Contact: (270) 924-2233
In this daytime laser offering, we get two stories associated with the constellations. These are classical Greek stories hundreds of years old. Perhaps you have heard versions of the same stories. The first story is the legend of Perseus and Andromeda, which takes a lighthearted and imaginative look at the myths associated with these prominent constellations. Narrated by Aesop the owl and Socrates the mouse, the show brings to life the mythological figures of Perseus, Andromeda and a host of other characters in an action-packed epic story of heroism, romance and of course Astronomy. The second story looks at the myths associated with the constellation Orion, the great hunter of the winter sky. The show brings the mythological Orion to life in a fun-filled, animated adventure. Accompanied by narrators Aesop the owl and Socrates the mouse, we follow Orion's adventures as he grows to manhood, battles mythical beasts, foils the plot of an evil king and wins the heart of Artemis, the beautiful moon-goddess. By the end of the story, we learn how the constellation Orion was placed in the sky, forever turning overhead throughout the seasons. This is not a traditional planetarium show. It is a bright and colorful laser light show produced in the spirit of a cartoon. We do also have this show available as a traditional planetarium show, which is a full-dome animated version of the same show. Admission fees apply. Showtimes are daily at 10:00 a.m. For details, call (270) 924-2233.