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Solar Eclipse Viewing Events

Monday, August 21, 2017

(48% partial eclipse in Nova Scotia)

 Start: 2:42 pm    Maximum Eclipse: 3:53 pm    End: 4:58 pm

 

 SAFETY NOTE: only use a proper filter to view the Sun.

Attend one of the events below for a guided, safe experience.

 

 

In Halifax, NS

 

(1) Discovery Centre: 1:00–5:00 pm 

Safely filtered telescopes outdoors (free)

Indoor program (entrance fee)

Location: 1215 Lower Water Street    thediscoverycentre.ca

 

(2) Dalhousie University: 2:30–5:00 pm (free)

 Safely filtered telescopes for direct viewing

Projected–image viewing

Location: Dunn Building, Lord Dalhousie Dr., 6310 Coburg Road see map

(Note: no on-campus parking before 4:30 pm. 2-hour parking on residential streets.)

 

In Liverpool, NS

 

Members of the Queens County Astronomy Group will be at Waterfront Park in Liverpool 2:00–5:00 pm with solar-filtered telescopes and binoculars to share views of a rare partial solar eclipse. Solar viewing glasses will also be available

 

Click Here For More General Eclipse Information

 

 
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