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Solar Eclipse, August 21, 2017

FREE Solar Eclipse Planetarium Show and Solar Telescope Viewing.

Solar Eclipse, August 21, 2017

FREE Solar Eclipse Planetarium Show and Solar Telescope Viewing.

Partial Solar Eclipse:

Witness a partial solar eclipse on August 21, 2017 at the Mt. SAC-Randall Planetarium. Planetarium shows highlighting the eclipse will be available throughout the event. (Seats are given on a first come, first served basis). Solar telescopes will be set up to view the eclipse safely. Both telescope viewing and planetarium shows are free! Bring your sunblock and hats; the eclipse will last a couple hours from start to finish.

  • Show Times:

    Location - Building 26C
    8:15 a.m.
    Planetarium Show
    Break for start of eclipse
    9: 30 a.m. Planetarium Show
    Break for maximum eclipse
    10: 35 a.m. Planetarium Show
    11:10 a.m. Planetarium Show
    Break for end of eclipse
    12:00 p.m. Planetarium Show

  • Eclipse Highlights:

    Partial Eclipse Begins: 9:06 a.m.
    Maximum Eclipse: 10:22 a.m.
    Partial Eclipse Ends: 11:45 a.m.

    Telescope Viewing: 

    Location - Parking Lot G
    8:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    (weather permitting)

 

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Special Event: 

  • Adults/Children: FREE
  • Parking: FREE Parking in Student Lots during Solar Event.
    (Parking regulations enforced in all other parking lots and regulated spaces.)
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