IMAX: Solar Max
Every 11 years, the sun's poles reverse with unimaginable violence, and the peak of the storm is called a solarmax. We are about enter a time of solar maximum that is expected to peak in 2012. NASA scientists believe that the solar maximum of 2012 will generate the largest sun storms in recorded history!
The hottest film under the sun, Solarmax is a breathtaking exploration into the awesome vastness and mysterious power of our closest star. Take a unique journey through time and space to experience the sun's f-rce and beauty. Witness a total eclipse and the magnificence of the Aurora Borealis, viewed from both Earth and space. Real images captured by NASA's SOHO satellite provide spectacular footage of the sun as never seen before, making this a truly spectacular, historic film about mankind's relationship with our dangerous and beautiful life-giving star.