Print a Total Eclipse Star Finder (pdf file)

Combines a star finder, celestial globe, and pinhole planetarium.
  • Print double-sided
  • Cut out shape along lines
  • Use pushpins to create pinholes in star positions
  • Fold up along three dotted lines, and tape one edge
  • Look inside to see constellation shapes, names, star names, ...
  • Shine cellphone light from inside to see stars projected

    Contact us to make a free custom starfinder for your science fair, eclipse party, library, or classroom activity - we'll bring a large Globetarium if nearby

    Recent:
  • Wonderlab Eclipse Countdown - Bloomington, Indiana, June, 2023
  • Oscar Grady Library - Saukville, Wisconsin, June 15, 2023
  • Lakeview Library - Random Lake, Wisconsin, June 26, 2023
  • Owen County Library - Spencer, Indiana, July 25, 2023
  • Indiana Library Federation - Indianapolis, Indiana, August 14, 2023
  • Wonderlab - Indiana, Eclipse Street Party, October 14, 2023 (Herald-Times Writeup)
  • Wonderlab - Bloomington, Indiana, STEM Saturday, November 11, 2023
  • Wonderlab - Bloomington, Indiana, STEM Saturday, February 3, 2024
  • Johnson County Public Library Space Day at Johnson County Army National Guard Armory - Franklin, Indiana, March 2, 2024
  • Warren Library, March 16, 2024
  • Southport Library, March 23, 2024
  • Indianapolis Public Library - College Ave, March 30, 2024
  • IU ScienceFest - Bloomington, Indiana, April 6, 2024

    Upcoming:
  • Wonderlab - Bloomington, Indiana, Total Eclipse Viewing Party, April 8, 2024
  • Brown County Public Library - Nashville, Indiana, TBA
  • Girls Scounts of Wisconsin Badgerland - May the Fourth be With You! - May 4, 2024

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