Planetarium | Vitensenteret i Trondheim



Saturday and Sunday

12:00 AM "Polaris" (NO)
1:00 PM "Guided planetarium show (NO)" (NO)
3:00 PM "Polaris" (NO)
4:00 PM "Extreme Auroras" (EN)

Immerse yourself in the stars!

The planetarium at Trondheim Science Center opened in August 2017 and is Norways's first 3D planetarium, a premiere resource for inspiring the next generation of space explorers. The planetarium will take you on an unforgettable journey to the universe with spectacular full dome shows.

The venue is being used for both film screenings, conferences and educational purposes. Entrance to the planetarium is included in the admission fee.



James, a traveling penguin from the South Pole, and Vladimir, a funny bear from the North Pole, meet on the Arctic sea ice. They become friends, talk about their respective regions and observe the stars together, wondering why the night is so long at the poles of the Earth. Novice astronomers, they are trying to solve this mystery by reasoning and observation. During a trip around the Earth, extended to Mars and Saturn, they get their answer and discover that the planets have similarities but also differences.

Runtime: 30 minutes
Languages: Norwegian and English

Extreme Auroras

Featuring the aurora in science, history and arts; Extreme Auroras is a documentary and a visual feast. Filmmaker and photographer Ole Salomonsen lives above the arctic circle in northern Norway. Join him in his five-year long passionate pursuit of the perfect northern lights display; nature's most spectacular light show. No other natural phenomenon does better justice to being displayed in a fulldome theater. When the story of the aurora is told and visualized with some of the strongest and most extreme auroral displays recorded in the latest years, you will feel immersed in the arctic wilderness, witnessing this awe-inspiring natural wonder. Extreme Auroras is a light show like you have never seen before.

Runtime: 30 minutes
Languages: Norwegian and English

To Space & Back

Discover how space exploration is shaping your world. Space exploration is having a big impact on your life. Not only is it helping discover a universe of unimaginable scale and beauty, its reaching back down into our world and influencing the way we live.

To Space & Back, takes you on an incredible journey from the far reaches of our known universe to our own planet. The technology that transports us through space is paving the way for the devices and apps we use every day. What’s happening above and beyond is coming back down to Earth!

Runtime: 25 minutes
Languages: Norwegian and English

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Planetarium på Vitensenteret i Trondheim

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