Hummel Planetarium

Monday, August 21, 2017 SOLAR ECLIPSE EVENT!

Hip Hip Hooray, Monday is Eclipse Day!! Join us beginning at 12:30 to view the Eclipse!! Dr. Marco Ciocca will be at the Observation Deck with Solar Telescopes available for use, and we will have several family friendly hands on ACTIVITIES on our Plaza. You are welcome to PARK in the Perkins lot beside our building. A SHUTTLE will be running between the two sites. Please be patient and cautious as tomorrow is also the first day of classes at Eastern Kentucky University. There will also be FOOD as Apollo PizzaPit Stop BurgersGigi's CateringKona Ice, and Bluegrass Kettle Masters will all be on site with items available for purchase! We will be LIVE STREAMING the Eclipse inside the Planetarium theater. Then, at 3:30, we will have a FREE showing of Earth, Moon, and Sun followed by another free showing of Exploding Universe at 4:30. Feel free to bring your own lawn chairs or blankets to enjoy the afternoon!!

We will have a very limited number of glasses available beginning at 12:30: one pair per family, first come first serve! 

Public Shows Times 

***Public show times and dates are subject to change. Doors close once the show starts. We operate under the EKU inclement weather plan. If EKU closes or is on a time delay, we will be as well. Call us for more information. Please check our website, facebook, and twitter frequently. Thank you for your continued support! ***

***Each show has a star talk that follows it, showing you what is in our night sky**


August 24th

4:00: BIG

August 26th

12:00: Earth, Moon & Sun

1:30: STARS: The Powerhouses to the Universe

August 28th

2:00: To Space & Back

August 31st 

4:00: Life: A Cosmic Story

September 2nd - September 4th

Closed For Labor Day

September 7th

4:00: Two Small Pieces of Glass 
6:00: BIG

September 9th

12:00: One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure
1:30: Black Holes

September 11th

2:30:  Awesome Light: Episode 3

September 14th

4:00: Earth, Moon & Sun
6:00: Life: A Cosmic Story

September 16th

Closed for Spoonbread Festival. Come see us at the festival!

September 17th

2:00: The Accidental Astronauts: An Earth Sun Moon Adventure
3:30: STARS: The Powerhouses to the Universe

September 18th

11:00: Perfect Little Planet
2:30: STARS: The Powerhouses to the Universe

September 21st

Closed for City Fest

September 23rd

12:00: Perfect Little Planet
1:30: To Space & Back

September 25th

Closed for Maintenance

September 28th

4:00: The Accidental Astronauts: An Earth Sun Moon Adventure
6:00: To Space & Back

September 30th

12:00: Earth, Moon & Sun
1:30: Two Small Pieces of Glass