Celestial Wonders: A Solar Eclipse Extravaganza at the Kentucky Science Center

Special solar eclipse event offered at the Kentucky Science Center

The Kentucky Science Center in Louisville is excited to host a special event in honor of the upcoming solar eclipse on April 8th. From 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., guests will have access to all 50,000 square feet of activities at the center, as well as participate in educational programming and eclipse-viewing safety stations throughout the galleries.

To enhance their experience, guests will also receive a limited number of free eclipse glasses with admission to the event. Some of the activities that guests can enjoy include creating pinhole cameras, streaming coverage of the eclipse from NASA, and educational activities that teach about gravity, UV rays and more.

Mike Norman, CEO of the Kentucky Science Center, expressed his excitement for the event and the opportunity to engage with guests about the eclipse. The special event is made possible in part by a NASA Kentucky Space Grant. The Kentucky Science Center is located at 727 W. Main Street and is open seven days a week from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

During this unique occasion, visitors will have ample opportunities to learn about different cultural interpretations of eclipses and constellations while also having a chance to view the partial eclipse safely. The event aims to provide an informative and engaging experience for people of all ages while promoting scientific literacy and exploration.

Overall, this event promises to be an exciting opportunity for people in Louisville and beyond to come together and celebrate science while learning more about our universe’s most fascinating natural phenomena

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