February at the Planetarium: What color are the stars?

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February at the Planetarium: What color are the stars?


There are many first magnitude stars in the night sky in winter. There are reddish stars, bluish stars and yellowish stars, but no green stars. The color of the stars is produced by a combination of light of various wavelengths. (Commentary in Japanese)

When: Fri. 1 Feb. to Thu. 28 Feb. (6 shows per day.)

Where: Nagoya City Science Museum (名古屋市科学館) Planetarium “Brother Earth” (プラネタリウム「Brother Earth」)

Access: A 5-minute walk south from Fushimi Sta. (伏見駅) Exit 5 on the Higashiyama or Tsurumai Subway Lines (地下鉄東山線・鶴舞線)

Admission: Adults 800 Yen; University & Senior HS students 500 Yen; Junior HS students and younger free. Prices include entry to the Museum.

Website: http://www.ncsm.city.nagoya.jp/

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