Peterborough Planetarium debuts custom wilderness environments

peterborough_planetarium_portable_inflatable_constellation_characters_BIG_groupScience journalist/author/”Wilderness Astronomer” Peter McMahon and accomplished astrophotographer and amateur astronomer Rick Stankiewicz are proud to announce the opening of The Peterborough Planetarium – Durham and The Kawarthas’ newest attraction and educational facility.

Views under the dome will eventually include photorealistic horizons from many of Canada’s dark sky preserves, which Peter has been busy taking panoramas at this summer.


The dome features custom 3D flythroughs of the universe, a tribute to Canadian astronaut Chris¬†Hadfield’s upcoming mission to command the International Space Station, and custom photorealistic horizons, including the outskirts of Peterborough, Ontario, our main educational region (which you can see in our “highlight” collage (below.)

Educators, groups, institutions and individuals interested in booking this portable facility can call or email co-presenter PeterMcMahon for further inquiries and/or to book a show: /905.885.9471

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