View solar eclipse at Zacheis Planetarium

(08-17-2017)

sunrise casts a warm light on the dome of the planetarium leaving the west side still in shadow Richardson Hall is visible in the background

The planetarium is located on Richardson Ave., on the green in front of Richardson Hall.

The Adams State University Zacheis Planetarium will host a public viewing session for the solar eclipse from 10:45 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21, on the sidewalk outside the planetarium. There will be a couple of telescopes with solar filters, and one projecting an image of the Sun onto a screen. Safe solar glasses will be available (while supplies last, $1 donation requested).

In Alamosa, the Sun will be about 85 percent covered at maximum eclipse, which occurs at 11:46 a.m.

This event is free and open to the public. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Visit Zacheis Planetarium for more information regarding the planetarium and free shows through the fall semester.