August 18, 2017 6:30 p.m.End:
August 18, 2017Location: Charles W. Brown Planetarium
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Are you ready for the total solar eclipse of 2017? Although Muncie is not in the path of totality, the city will see the Moon block roughly 93% of the Sun’s surface. Come learn how to safely watch an eclipse, and about scientific discoveries that have been supported by total solar eclipses. This show also uses beautiful visuals to explore the historical and cultural view of solar and lunar eclipses, and explains the geometry that creates these awe-inspiring sights.
- Intended Audience: Ages 10+
- Runtime: Approximately 45 minutes total
- Planetarium shows are free of charge.
- No tickets or reservations are required, but plan to arrive early as seating is done on a first-come, first-serve basis. We do our best to open doors 30 minutes before show time.
- There is no food or drink allowed in the planetarium.
- Children 12 years and under should be accompanied by an adult.
- The Charles W. Brown Planetarium is located on the west end of the Cooper Science Complex, located along Riverside Avenue.
For directions and parking information, as well as general policies, please visit the Charles W. Brown Planetarium website.