The bright star at the bottom of Orion in the eastern sky is Betelgeuse. It is a cool giant star many hundreds of times wider than our Sun. Astronomers call such stars, ‘red giants’. The name Betelgeuse comes from an Arabic phrase meaning, ‘the armpit of the central one’.
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Explore space shuttles, the Zero Gravity Space Lab, satellites and space craft.
The Strasburg Clock model has been one of the most popular exhibits at Powerhouse Museum for over 100 years.
Locomotive No. 1 hauled New South Wales' first train and is on permanent display at Powerhouse Museum.