Total Lunar Eclipse – Telescopes and Star Talks

When: May 15, 2022 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Total Lunar Eclipse Events in Tucson Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium

Celebrate the total lunar eclipse at the University of Arizona!

A total lunar eclipse will be visible from Tucson on May 15. Join us from 6-10 p.m. to enjoy free telescope viewing opportunities, special moon-centric planetarium shows for $5/person, a free public lecture entitled "Touching the Moon" by Steve Kortenkamp, and a chance to see Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon" laser light show at 9:30 p.m. for $5/person.

Show tickets for this special event will only be available in-person, on the day of the event and seating is limited.


  • 6:15 p.m. – Tucson Sky Planetarium Show
  • 7 p.m. – "Touching the Moon," Steven Kortenkamp Ph.D
  • 7:05 p.m. – Moonrise
  • 7:27 p.m. – Partial Eclipse
  • 8 p.m. – Tucson Sky Planetarium Show
  • 8:29 p.m. – Total Eclipse Begins
  • 9:10 p.m. – Eclipse Peak
  • 9:30 p.m. – Pink Floyd "Dark Side of the Moon" | Laser Light Show
  • 9:53 p.m. – Total lunar eclipse ends


Audience: All
Audience size: Very Large (501+)
Price: $0-5


Campus: Main Campus


1601 E University Blvd
Tucson , AZ
United States
Arizona US

Contact info & links


Flandrau Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium

Requests for disability-related accommodations should be directed to the event's primary contact: Flandrau