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Hardin Planetarium to present eclipse show May 2-July 2

Hardin Planetarium to present eclipse show May 2-July 2

Into the Shadow of the Disappearing Sun, the first of two shows about eclipses, will be presented May 2-July 2 at WKU’s Hardin Planetarium.

On Aug. 21, for the first time in 38 years, a total solar eclipse will be visible from the continental United States. This total solar eclipse will be visible to those located within a roughly 100-mile-wide band stretching from Oregon to South Carolina. The path of totality cuts across the southwestern portion of Kentucky, including the WKU campus in Bowling Green. More: WKU 2017 Eclipse page.

Into the Shadow of the Disappearing Sun will be presented at 7 p.m. Tuesdays, 7 p.m. Thursdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. The show is free and suitable for all ages. Note that the 45-minute show will begin on time, with no late entrance permitted. The Hardin Planetarium is located at the corner of College Heights Boulevard and State Street.

Show times and dates are:

  • Tuesday, May 2                                 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 4                              7 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 7                                  2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 9                                  7 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 11                                7 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 14                                2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 16                               7 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 18                                7 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 21                                2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 23                                 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 25                             7 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 28                                2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 30                                 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 1                                 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 4                                  2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 6                                  7 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 8                                7 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 11                                2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 13                                 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 15                               7 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 18                                 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 20                                 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 22                               7 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 25                                  2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 27                                 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 29                               7 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 2                                    2 p.m.

Contact: Hardin Planetarium, (270) 745-4044

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