Distant Worlds — Alien Life?

"Distant Worlds - Alien Life?", originally "Ferne Welten - fremdes Leben?", is a joint production by the planetariums in Münster, Bochum, Kiel, Mannheim, Osnabrück und Wolfsburg, produced at LWL-Planetarium Münster.

The graphics were in part rendered from "Digital Sky 2" (Sky-Skan Inc.)

We politely ask our users to email the producer if you download the show. The show is free to use but we invite those who use it and like it to make a small donation to the GDP planetarium society.

A trailer is available on this link.


The show and all accompanying material is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/4.0/

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Czech version: Planetárium Ostrava

Italian version: Planetarium Südtirol/Alto AdigeCarlo-Emanuele Esposito and Tonstube

Hindi version: Sri Sathya Sai Space Theatre

Telugu version: Sri Sathya Sai Space Theatre

Polish surround version:

  • Translation: Marzena Feind
  • Narration: Artur Catunan
  • Recording manager: Gerd Thiele
  • Produced by the Planetarium Cottbus

Polish stereo version:

  • Narration and production: Olsztyńskie Planetarium i Obserwatorium Astronomiczne

French version:

Russian version:

  • Produced by Planetarium of Kazan Federal University
  • Translation - Svetlana Sherstobitova, Ildar Garaev
  • Editor - Dr. Roman Zhuchkov, Associate Prof. of Kazan Federal University Astronomy and Space Geodesy Department
  • Russian version produced by Ildar Garaev, Narrator - Venera Berdnikova

Catalan version:

  • Produced by Cel Obert
  • Narration: Uriel Marco


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About the Video

Release date:4 June 2016, 18:03
Duration:52 m 30 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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