Sunday, August 13, 2017

RVCC PLANETARIUM GEARS UP FOR SOLAR ECLIPSE & LAST SUMMER SHOWS

Countdown to the Solar Eclipse

Prepare for the Great American Solar Eclipse on August 21, 2017!  Our astronomy shows include a 5-minute presentation about what a solar eclipse is and how to view it safely. New Jersey will see about 75% of the Sun covered by the Moon.
RVCC Planetarium will be hosting a viewing party.

WHEN: August 21st between 1 - 4 p.m.
WHERE: RVCC Planetarium, 118 Lamington Rd., Branchburg

Included will be:

  • Solar viewing telescopes
  • Live streaming of the eclipse
  • Ten-minute presentations on a Solar Eclipse

NASA approved Solar Glasses are on sale here for $2.00 each.


Tuesdays in August

The Little Star that Could & Countdown to the Eclipse
August 15 & 22 at 2:30 p.m 

Laser Magic 
August 15 & 22 at 3:30 p.m

Earth, Moon, Sun & Coyote & Countdown to the Eclipse
August 15 & 22 at 4:30 p.m 

(Check our WEBSITE for descriptions of shows & recommended ages)




Thursdays in August

The Problem with Pluto & Countdown to the Eclipse 
August 17 at 2:30 p.m.

Laser Light Waves
August 17 at 3:30 p.m.

(Check our website for descriptions of shows & age recommendations)




Image result for Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the MoonAdult Laser Shows

Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon  
August 18 at 9 p.m

(Check our website for descriptions of shows & age recommendations)