Southern Constellations and Brazilian Folk Tales

southern hemisphere constellations

Discover the constellations that can be seen from Earth’s southern hemisphere.  On Thursday, April 4, at 7 pm, Dr. Guilherme Marranghello will give a free presentation at the Casper Planetarium that includes a tour of the constellations in the southern skies and recounting some of the Brazilian folk tales that supply the names and stories behind those constellations.

dr marranghello

Dr. Marranghello, the director of the Planetario da Unipampa (a university planetarium in Brazil), is spending a week at the Casper Planetarium as part of an international exchange program for planetarium professionals. 

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