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“was lots of info about space & northern lights”

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Northern Lights Centre
Saskatoon, Canada
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15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“was lots of info about space & northern lights”
Reviewed August 29, 2012

was relaxing seats & few people fell asleep. the planets were done very well. the northern lights would only be best if seen in real time not on a screen. was an interesting theatre though

Visited August 2012
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Sydney, Australia
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227 reviews
141 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
“Fascinating show”
Reviewed July 31, 2012

We went to the centre and saw the shows about Mars and the Northern Lights. they were both very good.

Visited September 2011
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3 Thank gazza53255060
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Sydney, Australia
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161 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“Explains Aurora Borealis”
Reviewed July 31, 2012

We were in Watson Lake for one night and Northern Lights Centre appeared to be a good place to visit. We missed the sight of Aurora borealis, commonly known as Northern Lights while in Alaska. The other best thing to do is to see it in a movie.
First part of the show is about how big the Universe is. In the second part, it explains the phenomenon of Aurora Borealis. It was very educative and the explanation very simple. It was interesting to find the connection between the solar flares and the occurrence of Northern lights. I understood why they occur only in areas closer to North pole or South Pole. However there were two things I did not like. One is the fact that it was filmed as far back as 2004. Second one is that there were no references to Northern lights that appeared in Alaska or anywhere close to Watson Lake.
Northern Lights centre is a planetarium with a dome shaped roof and the movie is projected to the roof. The 360 degree view gives a three dimensional effect to the person watching the movie. It is something worth watching once.

Visited July 2012
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Edmonton
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247 reviews
158 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
“A Great show”
Reviewed July 10, 2012

After seeing the Sign Post Forest go across the street and relax in the movie in the round. Sit back and watch 2 movies about the area and how the Northern Lights work.

Visited June 2012
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New Braunfels, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Must see”
Reviewed June 18, 2012

This is a great show, don't miss it. There is not much else in Watson lake but the Northern Lights Centre and Sign Post Forest.

Visited June 2012
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3 Thank David D
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