From Montréal to Yellowknife, from outer space to the Earth’s core, Aurorae explains and transcends the wonderfully inspiring and electrifying aurora borealis, the Northern Lights.
In March 2015, a team from the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium travelled to Yellowknife, in the Northwest Territories, to spend many frigid nights filming no fewer than 179,000 images of the northern lights, in 360°. The crew had the perfect conditions to observe these shimmering waves of light, beneath a clear sky far from sources of light pollution. In these northern regions, the aurora borealis are visible 240 nights a year, on average. Celebrate light under one of nature’s most breathtaking spectacles, set to an energizing beat by DJ Champion.
The show is preceded by a pre-show showcase and a look at our night sky.
Laser Shows and the pre-show showcase contains a sequence of flashing lights which may affect viewers who are susceptible to photo sensitive epilepsy or other photo sensitivities.