Solar Sunday

Sunday, November 16, 10:00 AM to Sunday, November 16, 1:00 PM


  • Hands-on solar activities
  • View the sun with our 16" observatory telescope (weather permitting)
  • Enjoy special displays and giveaways
  • Explore the rocks that orbit the sun with UNM's Institute of Meteoritics


View the sun through a variety of specially-filtered telescopes provided by the Albuquerque Astronomical Society. Enjoy fun family activities that demonstrate the power of the Sun’s light, heat, and radiation. Kids can color their own sun, make solar-powered jewelry, and learn how to protect their eyes in the daytime. Learn about the tiny rocks that orbit the sun from the UNM Institute of Meteoritics. The ABC Library System will sign visitors up for their reading programs.

Free with museum or planetarium admission!



August Wainwright
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call (505) 841-2861


Free (with Museum Admission)