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The 2024 Great American Eclipse Party

April 8 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Lowell Observatory is excited to announce a special opening for the 2024 Great American Solar Eclipse on April 8. With a partial view of approximately 70% magnitude from Flagstaff, Arizona, the observatory invites the public and media to join in witnessing this striking celestial event.

Event Highlights Include:

  • Solar Observing: Safely observe the eclipse with solar glasses and through our specialized solar telescopes, which will be set up around campus
  • Meet an Astronomer: with Dr. Amanda Bosh and Dr. Stephen Levine
  • Campus Scavenger Hunt

Parking on Mars Hill will be limited, so please arrange to carpool or use a ride sharing app like Uber or Lyft. We will also have have overflow parking at the Mormon Church on Cherry Hill, where Groome Transportation will be providing a complimentary shuttle service to event attendees!

Partial Annular Eclipse Schedule: 

  • Begins: 10:12 am
  • Maximum: 11:23 am
  • Ends: 12:37 am
  • Duration: 2 hours, 25 minutes


April 8
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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