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The Sky in the Middle Ages

Comets, supernovae... how were the cosmic phenomena described in the Middle Ages? This planetarium show takes you through 1000 years of astronomy and history.

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Type: Short
Genre: Documentary
Release date: November 2019

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Seasons, comets, supernovæ… how were the cosmic phenomena described in the Middle Ages?

From Rome to Hastings, from Baghdad to Palos de la Frontera, this new highly immersive 8K planetarium show will tell you about 1000 years of astronomy and history.

From ancient astronomical models to our current knowledge, discover how the evolution and transmission of knowledge have made it possible to understand our place in the Universe…

A journey through time to experience History in a very different way.

A fulldome show for planetarium and digital dome theaters.


You can get this show from:
Planétarium de la Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie

Show details

Shorter version runtime : not available
Full version runtime: 31 minutes
Suitable for: General audience
Target audience: 6 - 13, 14 - 18, Adults
License: Traditional license
Resource & materials: Guide for educators, Poster

Technical specifications

Video format: Fulldome
Resolution: 8K
Frame rate: 30 fps
Show orientation: Unidirectional
Stereo 3D: None
Production technologies:
Audio format: 5.1
Languages: English, French, Italian, Spanish

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