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2017 Carolinas Solar Eclipse Party

250 East Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Dates: August 21, 2017
Phone: (919) 962-1236
Time: 12:00 PM to 4:30 PM

As part of the 2017 Carolinas Solar Eclipse Party, Morehead Planetarium and Science Center will hold an onsite eclipse viewing event for the public on Monday, August 21, 2017. On that date, when the Moon passes in front of the Sun, the entire United States will experience a partial solar eclipse for up to a few hours. A total solar eclipse is a grand spectacle, considered by many to be the most awe-inspiring sight nature has to offer. During totality, it turns dark in the daytime, the temperature drops, and the Sun’s corona and bright stars and planets become visible. If you are able, plan to be in the path of totality on August 21. You will make memories for a lifetime. If you can't get to the path of totality join us here at Morehead for a viewing. After join us on the lawn for viewing the solar eclipse (or catch our live stream of the totality line), games, food trucks, and so much more.