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OtterBox Digital Dome Theater

The OtterBox Digital Dome Theater illuminates the universe with stunning clarity and brilliance. Journey through the nearly inexhaustible supply of stars adorning the night sky and uncover the most mysterious and beautiful sights in the solar system. Also featuring a number of fulldome films, the Digital Dome Theater will display breathtaking presentations on its gigantic 35-foot diameter dome screen. Adventurers of all ages can journey to the beginnings of life and travel the cosmos without leaving their seats!

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July 2017
Theater, Science, All Ages

July 25

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$5 - $7

Undiscovered Planets: The Search for Life Beyond Our Solar System

Are we alone? We’ve discovered over 1,500 planets orbiting other stars…and NASA predicts we’ll find life within the next 20 years beyond Earth. In our OtterBox Digital Dome Theater, explore what it takes to support life on other planets, and how technology is helping us search for new planets in our galaxy.

Theater, Science, All Ages

July 25

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
$5 - $7

Dynamic Earth

In this film you’ll ride along on swirling ocean and wind currents, dive into the heart of a monster hurricane, come face-to-face with sharks and gigantic whales, and fly into roiling volcanoes as you explore the interlocking systems that shape Earth’s climate: the atmosphere, oceans, and the biosphere.

Runtime: 25 minutes | View the trailer!

Theater, Science, All Ages

July 25

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
$5 - $7

The Hot & Energetic Universe

Using immersive visualizations and real images this film presents the achievements of modern astronomy, the most advanced terrestrial and orbital observatories, the basic principles of electromagnetic radiation as well as the natural phenomena related to High Energy Astrophysics.

Runtime: 30 minutes | View the trailer!

Theater, Music, Teens, Adults

July 25

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Dome Lab Meetup

Dome Lab at FCMoD is an open meetup for anyone who wants to stretch their creativity in the dome. Whether you are a digital artist, painter, musician, DJ, VJ, photographer, or even a programmer this is for you! Dome Lab is open and free to anyone interested in creating and collaborating on projects of all types so bring your creativity and #doitinadome!

Theater, Science, Kids

July 26

10:30 am - 11:00 am
$5 - $7

One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure

Join Big Bird, Elmo and their friend, Hu Hu Zhu for a look at the stars. Take an imaginary trip to our Moon, learn how to find the Big Dipper and North Star, and see how we all share the same sky.

Runtime: 23 minutes | View the trailer!

Theater, Science, Kids

July 26

11:00 am - 11:30 am
$5 - $7

The Accidental Astronauts: An Earth Sun Moon Adventure

Follow the adventures of Cy and Annie and their dog Armstrong as they embark on an unexpected journey into space! Explore the Earth, Sun and Moon system with a wise-cracking starship computer. Bounce along with them on the surface of the Moon. Get up close and personal with a solar storm. And gain a new appreciation of our home planet.

Runtime: 32 minutes | View the trailer!

Theater, Science, All Ages

July 26

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
$5 - $7

Flying Monsters

220 million years ago dinosaurs were beginning their domination of Earth. But another group of reptiles was about to make an extraordinary leap: pterosaurs were taking control of the skies. The story of how and why these mysterious creatures took to the air is more fantastical than any fiction.

Recommended for ages 6+
Runtime: 40 minutes | View the trailer!

Theater, Science, History, All Ages

July 26

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
$5 - $7

Total Eclipse of the MoD

On Aug. 21, 2017, people across the United States will see the sun disappear behind the moon, turning daylight into twilight as we experience a total solar eclipse. This summer come get the scoop on exactly what happens during an eclipse and learn how you’ll be able to best observe the eclipse in August during this live-presenter led show.

Theater, Science, All Ages

July 26

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
$5 - $7

Incoming!

Embark on a journey back in time and across the Solar System, following the paths of asteroids and comets that have collided with Earth—and those that roam far from home. These ancient objects travel billions of years before reaching Earth, and their impact can be so powerful that just one collision can change the course of life on our planet.

Runtime: 22 minutes | View the trailer!

Theater, Science, All Ages

July 26

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
$5 - $7

From Earth to the Universe

Take a journey of discovery that’s as big as the universe itself! From humanity’s earliest notions of the cosmos to the view from today’s grandest telescopes, we continue to wonder and learn about our place in this awesome vastness. You’ll never look at the night sky the same way again after traveling From Earth to the Universe!

Runtime: 30 minutes | View the trailer!

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