Explore the final frontier at The College of Idaho’s Whittenberger Planetarium! The Vernal Equinox will be the lead topic when the planetarium hosts its next public show at 7 p.m. March 13 inside Boone Hall on the C of I campus in Caldwell. The recently renovated Planetarium, which now features new cove lights and handicapped access, will explore equinoxes, solstices, and the circumstances that bring them about. The show will also take a look at the constellations and planets visible in the Idaho night sky this month. Tickets cost $5 for adults and $2.50 for children ages 4-17.
Reservations are required and may be made by calling Kinga Britschgi at (208) 459-5211. 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. For more information, please visit www.collegeofidaho.edu/planetarium.
Founded in 1891, The College of Idaho is the state’s oldest private liberal arts college. The C of I has a legacy of academic excellence, a winning athletics tradition and a history of producing successful graduates, including seven Rhodes Scholars and 14 Marshall, Truman and Goldwater Scholars. The College’s beautiful, residential campus is located in Caldwell. Its distinctive PEAK Curriculum challenges students to attain competency in the four knowledge peaks of the humanities, natural sciences, social sciences and a professional field—empowering them to earn a major and three minors in four years. For more information, visit www.collegeofidaho.edu.