As New Yorkers get ready for the April solar eclipse, SUNY Oneonta Planetarium is bringing an out-of-this-world lineup of shows to bring all the ooh's and ahh's that we can handle. .

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If you haven't done it yet then do it now, mark your calendar for the April 8th solar eclipse. This is when the path of dark totality will cross through parts of New York. A great way to get ready for this phenomenon is to visit the SUNY Oneonta Planetarium throughout March?

The SUNY Oneonta Planetarium will have solar eclipse-themed shows at 7:00 p.m. every Friday. Get ready for the wonders of space as you learn about solar eclipses and space weather.

You can reserve tickets on Eventbrite for the show called "Solar Eclipses and Space Weather" on March 8th, March 22nd, or April 5th. Starting on March 2nd, every Saturday, there will be three planetarium shows for different age groups.

If you're an early riser, come to the 10:30 am Saturday show called "Max Goes to the Moon." In this 35-minute film, you'll follow the adventures of Max, a dog on a journey to the Moon.

You'll also get a brief tour of the night sky and learn about the different constellations. This show is perfect for 3-12 year old's, but adults will enjoy Max's lunar exploration too.

If you prefer a mid-morning adventure, the 11:30 a.m. Saturday show "The Sky Tonight" is for you. This 45-minute live tour of the night sky will show the constellations that are visible at night and take you on a journey through our Solar System and beyond. This is for all ages with many awe-inspiring moments.

If the afternoon people, the 1:30 p.m. Saturday show "Out There: Quest for Exoplanets" is for you. You'll learn how astronomers look for planets beyond our solar system and discover some of the major astronomical discoveries made so far.

The show doesn't end there because after the film, you'll go on a brief tour of the night sky and the constellations. This is recommended for ages 8 and up, and will leave you with a sense of wonder.

The SUNY Oneonta Planetarium operates the Evans & Sutherland Digistar 6 system. This state-of-the-art full-dome digital theater system will give you a visual experience that must be seen to be believed.

With a digital projector that brings you incredible views of the stars, planets, and constellations in our night sky, you'll feel like you're floating in space. To top it all off,  the system can also show full dome movies and animations!

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