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Oceanic Culture Museum & Planetarium

Planetarium Hall

We express beautiful starlit sky for 140 million number of the maximum fixed stars to fill dome screen. Please thoroughly enjoy "the world's best starlit sky" while leaning against loose reclining seat.

The screening program

Running time The screening program
Weekday Saturdays, Sundays and holidays
Spring vacation, summer vacation, winter vacation, GW
9:00-9:30 Okinawa’s Chura Bushi It is the exploration waku doki ☆Macrocosm
9:45-10:15 Great Navigation of Roy and friend Okinawa’s Chura Bushi
10:30-11:00 Okinawa’s Chura Bushi Great Navigation of Roy and friend
11:15-11:45 Journey to the Stars Journey to the Stars
12:00-12:30 Okinawa’s Chura Bushi Okinawa’s Chura Bushi
12:45-13:15 Great Navigation of Roy and friend Night of the Milky Way railroad
13:30-14:00 Night of the Milky Way railroad Great Navigation of Roy and friend
14:15-14:45 Journey to the Stars Night of the Milky Way railroad
15:00-15:30 Okinawa’s Chura Bushi Okinawa’s Chura Bushi
15:45-16:15 Night of the Milky Way railroad Night of the Milky Way railroad
16:30-17:00 Okinawa’s Chura Bushi Okinawa’s Chura Bushi
17:15-17:45 Night of the Milky Way railroad Night of the Milky Way railroad
18:00-18:30 Okinawa’s Chura Bushi Okinawa’s Chura Bushi

※tsujoki from October through February does not have the screening after 17:15
※We cannot enter and exit for the middle during the movie

Night of the Milky Way railroad

Saturday, May 11, 2019 ...

Night of the Milky Way railroad
©KAGAYA Studio

Night of the Milky Way railroad
Galactic panoramic scenery to spread through a lot of domes 360 degrees. It right becomes experience of dream that seemed to take train of the heavens.
Well, we dry, and let's go for trip to circumference.

Program Running time
Night of the Milky Way railroad Weekday Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, summer vacation
Winter vacation, spring vacation, GW
13:30-14:00
15:45-16:15
17:15-17:45
12:45-13:15
14:15-14:45
15:45-16:15
17:15-17:45

※One time of running time is 30 minutes

Constellation commentary program "starlit sky and folktale ~ Okinawa’s Chura Bushi - Okinawa"

We introduce folktale about star coming to starlit sky and Okinawa of Okinawa that it merged in season.

Haru-nu Chura Bushi (The Brilliant Stars of Spring)

(from March to May)

Haru-nu Chura Bushi (The Brilliant Stars of Spring)

Spring constellation and folktale ... of ... Okinawa
We reproduce spring starlit sky to see from Motobu town with Ocean Expo Park, and stars and "Crux" called "paigapusu" come up in dialect of Okinawa. There will also be an introduction on The Origins of the Star Sand, a folk tale told on Taketomi Island.

It is during the movie now!

Natsu-nu Chura Bushi (The Brilliant Stars of Summer)

(from June to August)

Natsu-nu Chura Bushi (The Brilliant Stars of Summer)

Summer starlit sky and folktale ... of ... Okinawa
Along with the recreation of the starlit skies that can be seen in the summertime from Motobu Town, where the Ocean Expo Park is located, there will be commentaries about the North Star (Ninufa-bushi) that has been a great part in the lives of the people of Okinawa, as well as the constellations seen in the summer. There will also be an introduction to the folk tale of Tarama Island, The Celestial Wife.

Aki-nu Chura Bushi (The Brilliant Stars of Autumn)

(from September to November)

Aki-nu Chura Bushi (The Brilliant Stars of Autumn)

Autumn starlit sky and folktale ... of ... Okinawa
There will be a recreation of the starlit skies of autumn as seen from Motobu Town, where the Ocean Expo Park is located, there will also be showings of various stars including the quadrilateral stars of autumn, called the Oyochiya-bushi in the Okinawan language. Also introduced will be a folk tale from Ishigaki Island, The Giant Man from the Moon.

Fuyu-nu Chura Bushi (The Brilliant Stars of Winter)

(from December to February)

Fuyu-nu Chura Bushi (The Brilliant Stars of Winter)

Winter starlit sky and story ... of ... Okinawa
With the recreation of the star-filled skies that can be observed from Motobu Town, where the Ocean Expo Park is located, there will also be showings of numerous stars such as the clusters of the Pleiades, called Nurika-bushi or Nuri-bushi in the Okinawan language. Also introduced will be Nurika-bushi Yunta, a story based on an ancient song from the Yaeyama region.

Program Running time
Okinawa’s Chura Bushi
Starlit sky and folktale ... of ... Okinawa

Weekday

Saturdays, Sundays and holidays

9:00 ...
10:30 ...
12:00 ...
15:00 ...
16:30 ...
18:00 ...
9:45 ...
12:00 ...
15:00 ...
16:30 ...
18:00 ...

※tsujoki from October through February does not have the screening after 18:00
※One time of running time is 30 minutes
※During spring vacation, summer vacation, winter vacation, GW period, it becomes schedule of Saturdays, Sundays and holidays

Planetarium, CG animation high Bullitt work

Great Navigation of Roy and friend

Great Navigation of Roy and friend

Is led to ... star; and ...
To 800km away Guam, Roy (17 years old) of probationary mate tries voyage for the first time! We set sail for the ocean with friend using tradition navigation "star navigation" taught by grandfather.

Program Running time
Great Navigation of Roy and friend
 Is led to ... star; and ...
Weekday Saturdays, Sundays and holidays
9:45 ...
12:45 ...
10:30 ...
From 13:30

※One time of running time is 30 minutes

※During spring vacation, summer vacation, winter vacation, GW period, it becomes schedule of Saturdays, Sundays and holidays

The whole sky lap digital picture

Using the whole dome screen of planetarium hall, you can enjoy powerful digital picture.

Journey to the Stars

The Janie toe Stars

Trip ... around ... stars
We can sense moments such as imminent others, birth of star around solar internal structure and galactic fixed stars or large explosion bodily by force only by the whole sky lap digital picture.

Program Running time
Journey to the Stars
Trip ... around ... stars
Weekday Only on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays
11:15 ...
14:15 ...
11:15 ...

※The images in the shows for Journey to the Stars have drastic movements. Please take precautions if you are feeling unwell.

※One time of running time is 30 minutes

※During spring vacation, summer vacation, winter vacation, GW period, it becomes schedule of Saturdays, Sundays and holidays

Exciting and Thrilling! The exploration ☆Macrocosm

Saturdays, Sundays and holidays

An educational broadcasting that teaches children about the stars and outer space; the contents are fun and easy to understand for elementary school children and junior high school students, too!

Exciting and Thrilling! The exploration ☆Macrocosm

Journey of the Solar System with Galileo
Galileo Galilei becomes dragoman and is learning program to introduce figure of the solar system including the sun and eight planets to clearly.

Exciting and Thrilling! The exploration ☆Macrocosm

Journey of the Galaxy with Einstein
Einstein becomes dragoman and is learning program to explain about life of star and the galactic world, end of space.

※Exciting and Thrilling! The exploration ☆As picture moves macrocosm intensely, bad person of physical condition, please be careful.

Program Running time
Exciting and Thrilling! The exploration ☆Macrocosm
・Journey of the Solar System with Galileo
・Journey of the Galaxy with Einstein
Only on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays
9:00 ...

※One time of running time is 30 minutes

※We show program two consecutively for 15 minutes on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays

The number of seats 189 seats (three fixation seat 186 seats + wheelchair seat space)
Dome screen 18m in diameter
Deferred floor space 874.72m²

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