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Planetarium: Solar Superstorms

Wednesday, February 14, 2024 7 p.m.

$3 adults
$2 children, active military & senior citizens
Free for ASU students, faculty & staff

Join us for an exciting full-dome astronomy show!

“Solar Superstorms” takes viewers into the tangle of magnetic fields and super-hot plasma that vent the sun’s rage in dramatic flares, violent solar tornadoes, and the largest eruptions in the solar system: coronal mass ejections.

The show features one of the most intensive efforts ever made to visualize the inner workings of the sun, including a series of groundbreaking scientific visualizations calculated on the giant supercomputing initiative, Blue Waters, based at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois.

Location

Vincent Building