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Be Ready for the Solar Eclipse presented by the Charlottesville Astronomy Club

March 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Free
Be Ready for the Solar Eclipse 4-8-24. Join us to learn how to safely watch and appreciate this special event. Presented by the Charlottesville Astronomy Club. Main Library in Orange Sat. March 23 at 11:00 a.m. 2 free pairs of solar eclipse glasses for each of the first 50 attendees

Join us at the Main Library for an informative and timely program on how to get the best from the upcoming Solar Eclipse

Seating is limited due our meeting room capacity

Each of the first 50 attendees will receive 2 pairs of solar eclipse viewing glasses provided through a grant from StarNet.

Interested in learning more about the rare Solar Eclipse occurring in the United States on April 8th?  Larry Saunders and Teddy Oakey, trained NASA Partner Solar Eclipse Ambassadors, educate attendees about this special astronomical event.  Included in the presentation will be information with details what a solar eclipse is, how often do they occur, a historical perspective, some interesting facts about solar eclipses and what is so special about the solar eclipse this year. There will be information about how and where to observe safely and optimally.

Program is free and open to the public.

Info about our presenters:

Larry Saunders – Provided astronomy presentations at McCormick Observatory for the past 25 years. Trained NASA Partner Solar Eclipse Ambassador.

Teddy Oakey – Second year University of Virginia Astronomy Major. Trained NASA Partner Solar Eclipse Ambassador.

Be Ready for the Solar Eclipse 4-8-24. Join us to learn how to safely watch and appreciate this special event. Presented by the Charlottesville Astronomy Club. Main Library in Orange Sat. March 23 at 11:00 a.m. 2 free pairs of solar eclipse glasses for each of the first 50 attendees

Details

Date:
March 23
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

Katie Hill
Phone
(540) 672-3811

Venue

Main Library
146A Madison Road
Orange, VA 22960 United States
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Phone
15406723811