Al Thuraya Planetarium will screen 8 films in March

Mark your calendar in March as Katara’s Al Thuraya Planetarium returns with eight films throughout this month.

Cultural Village Foundation, Katara announced it on its social networks. Films to be screened include Polaris in 3D, The Astronaut in 3D, 8 Scoops of Milky Way, The Stars, The Universe, The Zula Patrol Show, Perfect little Planet and Dawn of the Space Age. There will be two shows a day, one at 5 p.m. and one at 6 p.m.

The Polaris 3D show will screen on March 2; The Astronaut 3D show on March 5; 8 Balls of Milky Way on March 9 and 16; The Stars on March 14 and 23; The Universe on March 21; The Zula Patrol Show on March 28; and Perfect Little Planet on March 30. These films will be screened at 5 p.m.

In the meantime, will be screened during the second show at 6 p.m.: L’Univers on March 2 and 30; Perfect Little Planet on March 5; The Zula Patrol Show on March 9; The Astronaut 3D Show on March 14; Dawn of the Space Age 3D Show on March 16; The Stars on March 21; Polaris 3D Show on March 23; and 8 Scoops of Milky Way on March 28.

Polaris is a story about Polaris, the space submarine and the mystery of the South Pole Polar Night penguins, and a bear from the North Pole where they met on the Arctic ice floe. The astronaut provides the public with basic information about astronomy. 8 Scoops of Milky Way discusses the eight planets and the sun, it shows images of the uniqueness and beauty of our solar system. The universe show, on the other hand, is a historical look at how we have viewed the universe through the ages.

Th Stars discusses the stars themselves, The Zula Patrol Show is a story about the mighty heroes of the Zula Patrol and their expedition collecting time samples for scientist Multo’s research. Perfect Little Planet is a show that sees our solar system through a different lens – a family from another star system searching for the perfect vacation spot. And Dawn of the Space Age is the historical reconstruction of man’s first steps into space.

Katara said entry to the planetarium is free and open to all age groups, and registration is through his website www.althuraya.katara.net.

Entrance is restricted to vaccinated people and the public are also advised to arrive 30 minutes before the show as places are limited. The planetarium is located in building 41, opposite door number 6.

Arline J. Mercier