Partial Solar Eclipse, April 8, 2024

FREE Solar Eclipse Planetarium Show and Solar Telescope Viewing.

Eclipse Glasses Available

Eclipse Glasses Available

Partial Solar Eclipse:

Witness a partial solar eclipse on April 8, 2024 at the Mt. SAC-Randall Planetarium. Planetarium shows highlighting the Sun and the eclipse will be available throughout the event. (Seats are given on a first come, first served basis). Solar telescopes will be set up to view the eclipse safely. Both telescope viewing and planetarium shows are free! Bring your sunblock, lawn chairs and hats; the eclipse will last a couple hours from start to finish.

  • Show Times:

    9:00 a.m.   - Secrets of the Sun
    9:30 a.m.   - Totality
    Break for start of eclipse
    10:30 a.m. - Earth, Moon, Sun
    Break for maximum eclipse
    11:30 a.m. - The Sun: Our Living Star
    12:00 p.m. - Totality
    12:30 p.m. - Earth, Moon, Sun
    1:00 p.m.   - Secrets of the Sun - LAST SHOW


  • Eclipse Highlights:

    Partial Eclipse Begins: 10:06 a.m.
    Maximum Eclipse: 11:13 a.m.
    Partial Eclipse Ends: 12:23 p.m.

    Telescope Viewing: 

    Location - Courtyard south of Building 77
    9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (weather permitting)


    FREE parking available in Lot G and H


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