Taylor Building

Campus Tours

Coming Soon!

Friday, Saturday, and Monday, August 18, 19, & 21, 2017


Black and White Solar Eclipse Image

Planetarium Shows:

Saturday,  August 19, 2017 (Romney 107)

The events are free but because of limited space we ask that you reserve your seats through the ticketing system

  • "Earth, Moon, Sun": 11:00 a.m.
  • "Totality": 11:30 a.m.
  • "Black Holes": 12:00 p.m.

Partial Solar Eclipse

Eclipse Lectures:

Saturday, August 19, 2017 (Romney 172)

The events are free but because of limited space we ask that you reserve your seats through the ticketing system

  • "Origin of the Moon", Dr. Brian Tonks: 1 p.m.
  • "Total Solar Eclipses: History, Safety, Etc", Tim Thompson, JPL (retired): 2 p.m.
  • "Gravitational Waves", Gabriele Vajente, LIGO: 3 p.m.

Solar Eclipse

Activities for Kids:

Saturday, August 19, 2017:

The events are free but because of limited space we ask that you reserve your seats through the ticketing system

  • Make the "Phases of the Moon" out of Oreo Cookies: 11:30 a.m. (Romney 172)
  • Make your own Paper Rocket: 12 p.m. (Romney 171)

Star Observing

Star Observing Party:

Saturday, August 19, 2017:

  • Public Star Party 8:30-11:30 p.m. (more details to come)

Solar Eclipse

Solar Observing:

Saturday, August 19, 2017 (Spori Quad: In front of Romney Building)

  • Solar Telescope Viewing: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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