"Stunning" and "mind-blowing." These words are frequently used to describe the awe-inspiring programs at the Creation Museum's Stargazer's Planetarium, one of the most popular attractions at the museum. The twenty-two minute Created Cosmos program gives visitors a better glimpse of the true vastness of God's universe.
As the lights go down and guests settle back in their padded, reclining seats, earth fills the 30-foot domed ceiling. Throughout the show, visitors journey to distant stars and planets, study beautiful nebulas, and travel billions of light-years to the farthest reaches of the universe. Once guests get back to earth, they have a new appreciation for how much the powerful Creator loves them, as they ponder the seemingly insignificant speck in the universe where God chose to place the crowning jewel of His creation—mankind.
During the Christmas season, guests enjoy a special program, Bethlehem's Star, which probes the questions surrounding this unique celestial object that was used to announce the birth of Christ.
During the Created Cosmos program, you will get to travel to some of the biggest and brightest stars and globular clusters in the heavens. In just 22 minutes, you will travel 7,000 light-years away from earth; that's 40 million-billion miles. Just what is a light-year? Astronomers use this term when referring to distances in space. A light-year is actually a measure of distance, not time. One light-year equates to roughly 6 trillion miles.
Many evolutionists claim that light from distant stars needed billions of years to travel to earth. Keep your ears open during this program. The narrator mentions several models that help explain how light can travel great distances in a short period of time, keeping with the Bible's timescale of just thousands of years.
Hang onto your seat! If you've ever wondered just how big the universe is, the fast-moving Created Cosmos program, narrated by the grandfatherly voice of "John Whit" in Adventures in Odyssey, will give you a better idea as you travel deep into space and see giant stars, planets, galaxies, colorful nebulae, and globular clusters up close. As you witness the large-scale structure of the universe and see the vast distance between these celestial objects, you will leave with a renewed sense of awe as you consider the power involved as all these galaxies leapt into existence at God's command.
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