Information on The Great American Total Solar Eclipse
Date: Thursday, June 15
Time: 6:15 PM Outdoor Demonstration Viewing
7:00 PM Indoor Presentation
Learn all about the August 21 Total Solar Eclipse, from the partial phases through the darkness of totality and back again. Tom Carrico, an amateur astronomer and astrophotographer, will explain the mechanics of the eclipse including its duration, where to observe it, what to expect during the near 2.5-hour event, how to observe it safely, some fun activities to try during the eclipse, and tips on photography. With an emphasis on safety, you will have all the knowledge and tools to thoroughly enjoy this once in a lifetime event.
6:15 PM – Tom will set up his telescope to view the sunset safely. Meet at the OSU Extension Office parking lot, 1211 SE Bay Blvd, Newport.
7:00 PM – Indoor presentation at the OSU Extension Lincoln County office.