The Herrett Center for Arts & Science

Upcoming Special Events

All events listed are free to the public unless otherwise noted, made possible by the Herrett Center, the College of Southern Idaho, the Associated Students of CSI, the CSI Foundation, or as listed. Please join us!

  • October
    • Total Lunar Eclipse - Centennial Observatory
      • October 8, 2014  2:15 AM - 7:30 AM
        Penumbral phase (not noticeable) begins: 2:14 AM
        Moon subtly darkened by 2:45 AM
        Umbral phase (growing "bite" from Moon) begins: 3:14 AM
        Totality (dark red-orange Moon): 4:25 to 5:24 AM
        Maximum eclipse: 4:54 AM
        Umbral phase ends: 6:35 AM
        Penumbral phase (not noticeable) ends: 7:35 AM
    • Partial Solar Eclipse - Centennial Observatory
      • October 23, 2014  2:30 PM - 5:45 PM

        Solar filters required for safe viewing!  Solar telescopes provided.  Weather permitting.

        Eclipse begins: 2:58 PM

        Maximum eclipse (moon covering 49% of the sun): 4:20 PM

        Eclipse ends: 5:35 PM


  • November
    • Astronomy Talk - Faulkner Planetarium
      • November 20, 2014  6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

        "Supernovae: When Stars Go Out with a Bang" - When a star's death causes its utter annihilation, the resulting cataclysm sends energy to the farthest reaches of space, and provides a window into the universe's past and future.

        Admission: Adults$2.50, students $1.50, children 6 and under free.

        Telescope viewing follows, until 9:30 PM (weather permitting).

        Admission: $1.50, ages 6 and under free, free to all with talk or paid planetarium admission.

Comments or questions? Email us: herrett@csi.edu