The Summer Solstice is nearly upon us and the Whittenberger Planetarium is celebrating with its June public show, set for 7 p.m. Thursday, June 20 inside Boone Science Hall on The College of Idaho campus in Caldwell. Planetarium director Amy Truksa will teach audiences what causes solstices and equinoxes and give an overview of the June constellations, planets and moon cycles to watch for in the Idaho sky.
Tickets cost $4 for adults and $2 for children ages 4-17. As space is limited, reservations are required and may be made by calling Rhonda Prudhomme at (208) 459-5334. For more information, please visit www.collegeofidaho.edu/planetarium.
Free parking for Whittenberger Planetarium patrons is available in the lot between Boone Science Hall and Jewett Auditorium on the corner of 20th Avenue and Fillmore Street.
Founded in 1891, The College of Idaho is the state’s oldest private liberal arts college. It has a century-old tradition of educating some of the most accomplished graduates in Idaho, including seven Rhodes Scholars, three Marshall Scholars, and another 11 Truman and Goldwater Scholars. The College is located on a beautiful campus in Caldwell, Idaho. Its distinctive PEAK curriculum challenges students to attain competencies in the four knowledge peaks of the humanities, natural sciences, social sciences and a professional field, enabling them to graduate with an academic major and three minors in four years. For more information on The College of Idaho, visit www.collegeofidaho.edu.