THE CHRISTMAS STAR—FACT OR FICTION? (planetarium show)
by Dan Arsenault
The Halifax Planetarium at Dalhousie University presents multiple showings of its ever-popular Christmas Star show. Did the Christmas Star really exist, and if so what was it? Explore the night sky over Bethlehem around 2,000 years ago.
Friday, December 18th, 7:15 p.m.
Tuesday, December 29th, 4:00 p.m.*, 7:00 p.m., and 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, January 7th, 7:15 p.m.
(The schedule is subject to change, please visit astronomynovascotia.ca for the latest dates/times.)
Rm. 120, Dunn Bldg, Dalhousie University, 6310 Coburg Rd
Admission: $5 (at the door); reductions for families (minimum age 8 years)
*Families with children will be given preference for the 4:00 p.m. show on Tue 29 Dec.
Reservations are required. To reserve seats, e-mail
, stating show date and time, number of adults, and number of children (8–15). The show is about an hour long. Full details will be sent in advance.
Please do not be late; no admission after the door closes.
Please note that shows are most suitable for ages 8 and up; for younger children, please ask the Discovery Centre about age-appropriate shows in their Digitarium.