Eclipse Programs

ECLIPSE: The Moments of Wonder

Join us for an immersive view of eclipses, the most spectacular sights in the sky! Explore the nature of these special celestial alignments and get prepared to safely observe them. Experience the awe and wonder with stunning images of both solar and lunar eclipses captured by a world-renowned astro-photographer from locations around the globe. The program includes information on how to observe the April 2024 solar eclipse visible in Maine.

For ages 12 and up

Total Eclipse: Chasers of the Lost Sleep

Kentucky, a sleepless hen, and star of social networks, finds out that animals fall asleep during total eclipses. With the help of her robot J.O.S., she travels through space-time in search of the perfect total solar eclipse, in the hope of finding sleep at last. On her journey, she discovers the conditions that make eclipses possible, how they work, and how to observe this unique phenomenon.

For ages 6 – 12

Totality: Explore the Wonder of Eclipses

Totality Poster 16x9Explore the incredible phenomena of Eclipses, both Lunar and Solar. How and why do they occur?  What can we observe and learn from these spectacular displays of nature? Take a look at how eclipses helped prove the theory of general relativity and look forward to upcoming eclipses learning where to see them. From spectacular space environments to the very human experiences that happen when you are caught in the shadow of the Moon and the Sun is plunged into a total solar eclipse, this program will help you understand these fascinating events.  Take a special look back at the 2017 eclipse and learn about the upcoming total solar eclipse on April 8th, 2024.  The program includes a tour of the night sky as viewed from Maine!

For ages 8 and up

Eclipse Show Schedule