Dragon Skies: The Astronomy of Imperial China
Chabot Space and Science Center, Oakland, CA
Dragon Skies is a major traveling exhibit of beautiful but arcane astronomical instruments never before seen outside China. To engage children and families, Gyroscope created an immersive and interactive environment where visitors serve as astronomers-in-training learning to use the ancient instruments: visitors make their own star maps, tell time with a water clock, and learn how the Royal Astronomer used knowledge of the heavens to consolidate the Emperor's power.
Opened: August 2004
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