Solar Sunday

Sunday, September 20, 10:00 AM to Sunday, September 20, 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.

Free with museum or planetarium admission!



August Wainwright
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call (505) 841-2861


Free (with Museum Admission)