Great Eclipse of 2017
We thought to share this special newsletter merely detailing some recently posted events and links concerning the upcoming Eclipse taking place on August 21, 2017.
Firstly, remember folks. Looking up at the sun directly without proper protection can cause permanent damage to your eyes. Even your photographic equipment can be damaged.
According to one source the event should begin locally at around 1:23 pm and last through 4:00 pm.
In this newly posted page are links to recent news items followed by a listing of informational links at the bottom of the page.
Also, there a numerous viewing events in our area which are listed below.
Maybe you’d like to try your hand at this QUIZ we put together that’ll test your Eclipse Knowledge.
So, be safe and enjoy the show!
Hayden Special Event: Total Solar Eclipse
Hayden Special Event Total Solar Eclipse Monday, August 21 | Noon “On the afternoon of August 21, the Moon will pass between the Earth and the Sun, completely blocking out the Sun for about 3 minutes in[…]
Solar Eclipse Viewing Party at Pelham Bay Library
Solar Eclipse Viewing Party at Pelham Bay Library Monday, August 21, 2017, 2:30 pm Pelham Bay Library Join them for the “Great American Eclipse” of 2017! “Although New York City is not in the path[…]
Enjoy the 2017 Eclipse at the Liberty Science Center
The Great American Eclipse at Liberty Science Center Monday, August 21, 2017 Liberty State Park 222 Jersey City Boulevard Jersey City, NJ 07305 At the LSC there’ll be a number of Eclipse activities including telescopes and[…]
View The Solar Eclipse At The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
View The Solar Eclipse At The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Monday, August 21 The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum will host a day of public programming tied to the historic solar eclipse[…]
Solar Eclipse Viewing Party At the Brooklyn Public Library
Aug 21 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Solar Eclipse Viewing Party At the Brooklyn Public Library Monday, August 21 2017 1:30 – 4:00 pm Clinton Hill Library “On Monday, August 21, 2017, a total eclipse of the Sun will be visible on[…]
Watch the Eclipse Safely : Locations and free Eclipse Glasses
Aug 21 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Watch the Eclipse Safely Information courtesy of the Queens Library The solar eclipse is coming! It’s a once-in-a-lifetime event (the last total eclipse visible in the United States happened in 1979!) and it’s going to[…]