2017 Solar Eclipse

Eclipse  Conference Information

ASTROCON News Release 8-2013

Click here to watch a video about the eclipse.


The planetarium along with other school district facilities will be closed April 14.

Basic 2017 Total Solar Eclipse information for Casper

The following pdf files were created from our eclipse brochure.  You will find basic information about the approximate the times of first contact and totality of the eclipse as well as various phenomena to watch for.Eclipse brochure pg 1 03082017 for web


Important link to the Wyoming eclipse festival

Here is a link to the Wyoming Eclipse Festival page that should give you all the information you need to know about what will be happening in Casper leading up to the eclipse on August 21.

Frequently Asked Questions

Eclipse: The Sun Revealed


Tuesday through Friday at 4:15 pm
Saturday at 7:00 pm (except for the first Saturday of the month.)
30 minute program

Entirely Live

The first Saturday of the month at 7:00 pm

Run time: 45 minutes.
Appropriate for 8 and up.

$3.00 per person.

Experience an entirely live tour of the night sky including stars, planets, and stories about the constellations by a planetarium staff member.


Heart of the Sun

Saturdays at 8:00 pm

$3.00 per person
Run Time: 35 minutes
Recommended for ages 8 and up

Program list


Click the link above and on the next page for a list of the programs in our library.

These programs can be requested for private programs.

Eclipse Shades

Get your eclipse shades at the Casper Planetarium. $2.00 each.