STARS ON THE MOVE
Portable PLANETARIUM Shows
Voted Philadelphia Magazine's Best Kids Party 2012
This was the most educational
fun experience ever!
Stars on the Move brings the Universe to you!
Schools, Scouts, Camps & More!
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Stars on the Move is a portable planetarium service owned and operated by Denise Vacca. Denise has over 15 years experience in astronomy education. As producer of the Fels Planetarium at the Franklin Institute Science Museum, Denise has worked with schools, educators and public audiences. She has produced, presented and developed numerous astronomy shows, as well as special programs and activities for space-related events such as Astronomy Day, World Space Week, Parkway Night Out and the Philadelphia Science Festival. Denise opened her own planetarium in 2004 and continues to delight and educate thousands of children and adults with entertaining astronomy programs. She is an active member in the Rittenhouse Astronomical Society and continues to observe and appreciate the night sky.
Shows Topics Include:
The Sky Tonight- A general overview of the current night sky, astronomical events & space missions.
Seasonal Skies- Why do we have the seasons and what stars can we see during each season?
The Halloween Show- Heroes, Monsters & Damsels in distress.
Explore the Solar System-Journey through the Solar System to learn about the planets.
Stories in the Stars-Constellation stories of Greece, Rome and the Native Americans.
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Presentations use Powerpoint, internet resources from NASA and various observatories and, of course, a state of the art LED planetarium star projector to educate and inspire.