Whitworth Ferguson Planetarium
Department of Earth Sciences and Science Education
SUNY Buffalo State
Buffalo, NY 14222


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Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.  - Carl Sagan
Public Programs July 29 - August 26
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The 2017 Great American Solar Eclipse is a presentation about the mythology, history, and science of eclipses with a focus on this year's eclipse on August 21st. Where will you be for the eclipse?

This program will also discuss how the partial eclipse will look from Buffalo, where you can go in the area for special viewing opportunities, and how there will be a total solar eclipse in Buffalo in 2024!

Program concludes with a 10-minute tour of the constellations, planets, and other celestial objects in the night sky. Total program is approximately 45 minutes long.

September 2:  Planetarium closed for Labor Day weekend.
Coming Up
Saturdays at 6:00 & 7:30 pm
All attendees get a free pair of Eclipse Glasses to safely view the eclipse!
Buffalo State's Eclipse View and Do
August 21, 2017
12:30 - 4 pm

Safely view the eclipse
and take part in activities for all ages

Click here for more info