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The Great American Solar Eclipse Viewing Party (Presented by the Dudley Observatory)

A total eclipse of the Sun will traverses the United States of America. Here in Schenectady we will not be in that path of totality but, with clear skies, we should have about 70% of Our Sun obscured by Our Moon.  Come and experience this rare event at miSci with the Dudley Observatory's Dr. Valerie Rapson. You can start to prepare for the April 8, 2024 solar eclipse when we should experience totality.   2017's local times are: Begins:  Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 1:22 pm Maximum:  Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 2:42 pm Ends:  Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 3:56 pm Duration:  2 hours, 34 minutes View more eclipse resources Watch Dr. Rapson demonstrates the importance of eye protection when viewing the eclipse (not for the very young or faint of heart):

Date(s):  Monday, August-21-2017 @ 1:22 pm - 3:56 pm