Solar Eclipse Experience in Madras, Oregon
August 21, 2017 @ 6:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
Our event is an opportunity for members of the public and students to safely experience the rare occurrence of being in the path of totality for a solar eclipse. Viewers in Madras, OR can expect to see over 2 minutes of totality. Attendees will enjoy: solar glasses with safe viewing instructions, expert viewing announcements, hourly astronomy talks by Lowell Observatory renowned astronomers, a Sunday evening Star Party, live broadcast by the Science Channel from the football field, telescopes, food, refreshments, and various science-centric exhibition and vendor booths.
A free Stary Party will be hosted Sunday, August 20th, 2017 on the High School Football Field, 8pm-10pm.