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Hardin Planetarium

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Here you can find out about:

During July and August, 2017, the Planetarium will be running "Into the Shadow of the Disappearing Sun" and "Ring World: The Grand Finale" in repertory. Click here to see the alternating dates of the performances of each show.

  • BOOKING A SPECIAL EVENT or space at the Planetarium for your group or a party.
  • FIELD TRIPS to the Planetarium.
  • EXHIBITS:Come in when we're open and browse the wealth of information on Astronomy and Space Science presented in our interactive Planetarium ring exhibits
  • e-MAILING LIST: Join the Planetarium's list and keep up on the latest shows and programs at the Planetarium automatically.
  • VOLUNTEERING at the Planetarium. 

Our Mission:

Hardin Planetarium’s mission is to inspire lifelong learning through interactive experiences that are both inspiring and factually accurate.  The audience will be encouraged to engage with exhibits and live presentations that further the public understanding and enjoyment of science.

 

Handicapped Access:

Hardin Planetarium is wheelchair accessible. A ramp from State Street provides access to the building's main floor. The ground floor is accessible via double doors.

For other needs, please request accommodations at least 3 business days before your visit.

Call 270-745-4044 for more information or write hardin.planetarium@wku.edu

CURRENT MOON

Tonight's Moon phase

 

A Hybrid Solar Eclipse over Kenya  -  Chasing solar eclipses can cause you to go to the most interesting places and meet the most interesting people.

A Hybrid Solar Eclipse over Kenya

Chasing solar eclipses can cause you to go to the most interesting places and meet the most interesting people.

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Click on the image
above to see the enlarged
Astronomy Picture of the Day
downloaded from NASA

WKU Total Eclipse information

 

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 Last Modified 7/5/17