Free Planetarium Show on 2017 Solar Eclipse on Saturday, April 16

Posted on 4/11/2016 1:34:56 PM

“The American Total Solar Eclipse of 2017” will explain when and where this rare natural event will happen, and how to experience it. See also the current highlights in the night sky on Saturday, April 16, at 11:00 a.m.

For the first time in 38 years, a stunning and rare total solar eclipse will cross the continental U.S. on August 21, 2017. Some knowledge and simple precautions will increase your enjoyment of this experience.

Shows are at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania planetarium, located on the first floor of Weyandt Hall. Weyandt Hall is on the east side of the Oak Grove next to Oakland Avenue.

Weather permitting, telescope observing of the Sun will be available after the show. Seating is limited; doors will open 15 minutes before each show. Groups that wish to attend are asked to call in advance. For more information call 724-357-5626 or 724-357-2379.