The Faulkner Planetarium announces an expanded show schedule of Eclipse: The Sun Revealed leading up to the total solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21. The program is an excellent way for all ages to learn more about what causes solar eclipses and how to prepare for them.
Eclipse: The Sun Revealed will be shown 19 times between Tuesday, Aug. 15 and Sunday, Aug. 20. Show times are as follows:
Tuesday, Aug. 15: 1:30, 3:30 and 8 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 16: 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 17: 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 18: 1:30, 3:30, 7 and 8 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 19: 1:30, 3:30, 7 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 20: 1:30, 2:30, 3:30 and 4:30 p.m.
Admission prices are $6 for adults, $5 for seniors, $4 for children ages 2 through 17; children under age 2 are admitted free.
Please note that the Herrett Center for Arts and Science, the Faulkner Planetarium and the Centennial Observatory will be closed Monday, Aug. 21 to allow Herrett staff members to travel to the totality zone. We strongly encourage all who can to do likewise since the next total solar eclipse visible in Idaho will happen June 25, 2169, 152 years from now.
For more information, and to watch a trailer for Eclipse: The Sun Revealed, visit the Herrett Center’s web page at http://herrett.csi.edu. Information may also be obtained by calling the museum at (208) 732-6655.