Experiencing a Solar Eclipse
Join Space Foundation Discovery Center as we observe the October 2023 Annular Eclipse!
Space Foundation Discovery Center is hosting a day to celebrate the Annular Eclipse of 2023!
Annular eclipses occur when the distances between the Sun, Moon and Earth are such that the Moon’s shadow does not quite cover the Sun’s surface when viewed from Earth.
An annulus, or “ring of fire,” is left around the Sun during the maximum coverage.
Come to the Discovery Center as we observe the October 2023 Annular Eclipse together!
Families will receive a free pair of eclipse glasses to take ... view more »
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- Oct 14, 2023 at 09:00 am - 04:00 pm (Sat)
Additional time info:
9:00 a.m. Discovery Center opens
10:28 a.m. Annularity maximum
(solar viewing outside with telescopes from 9:09 a.m. – 11:56 a.m.)
1:00 p.m. Workshop*: DIY Solar Viewer
(take one home to save for the April 2024 Total Solar Eclipse!)
2:00 p.m. Guest Speaker Dr. Steve Ruskin talks about the Great Solar Eclipse of 1878