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Harvest Moon: Let's Have a Moonlight Party in Miraikan! 2009

At Miraikan, like last year, various events related to the seasonal moon will be held for this year. The harvest moon will be visible on October 3.
This year is a memorable one for moon exploration as it is the final year for the operation of the moon observation satellite "KAGUYA" that was launched in September 2007. It is also the 40th anniversary of Apollo 11's landing on the moon. Please don't miss this opportunity.

Term:
October 3 (Sat.) and 4 (Sun.), 2009
Venue:
Permanent Exhibition area, etc., National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation

Event Outline

* Symbol exhibit Geo-Cosmos transforming into the moon

Symbol exhibit Geo-Cosmos transforming into the moon
The moon of symbol exhibit "Geo-Cosmos"
(Projected image by NASA)


The world's first spherical display, "Geo-Cosmos," with approximately 1 million LEDs covering its 6.5 meter diameter surface, will be transformed into the moon.
Visitors can enjoy viewing the moon during daytime.
Date: October 3 (Sat.) and 4 (Sun.) anytime during museum hours
Venue: 1F Symbol Zone * Can also be viewed from the Permanent Exhibition area of the 3F and 5F.

* Restaurant special menu

A special dish related to the moon will be served at the renovated 7F restaurant "LA TERRE."
Price: 1,000 yen (including tax) * Includes soup and salad
Sales: October 3 (Sat.) and 4 (Sun.), 2009

Details

Fee
Admission fee only * Cross talk held at the Innovation Hall on the 7F and the viewing at the 1F Symbol Zone will be free.
Organizer
National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation
Supported by
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)/MT-planning, Ltd./NEC Engineering, Ltd.
In association with
International Year of Astronomy 2009 Japan Committee
Contact
National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Tel: +81-3-3570-9151(main)

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