About our planetarium system.
Lab Rascals Digistar lite system uses a customized version of Digistar 6, the world’s leading digital planetarium system. The biggest and most important planetariums in the world use Digistar. Lab Rascals portable state of the art planetarium system is the only one of its kind within the north of the UK.
Lab Rascals portable system is a fully digital system which shows the planets rotating in real time. The system allows the audience to flying through the solar system and explore key features such as the northern lights, Olympus Mons on Mars, Pan within the rings of Saturn, the sun’s magnetic field and more. The system allows us to go anywhere in the universe. Just tell us where you want to go!
Our 40 minute shows take place inside Lab Rascals portable planetarium. The dome can be set up in any large, indoor space with a smooth, clean floor area of 6 by 7m, a clear ceiling height of 3.5m and access to mains power. The dome accommodates up to 25 secondary or up to 35 primary-aged children plus teachers.
- Our Solar System (EYFS-KS4)
- Stars in the Night Sky (EYFS - KS2)
- Comets, Asteroids and Meteoroids (KS2-KS5) - Available from September 2017
- Rockets (EYFS-KS5) - Available from September 2017