Where to Watch the Solar Eclipse in Michigan

On August 21st, most of the United States will be in a prime position to watch the solar eclipse. If you happen to be in St. Joseph, Missouri that will be the best possible spot to watch the total solar eclipse. However, if you will be in Michigan, that’s okay too! There are many optimal spots to watch a partial eclipse, as listed below.

 

1. Robert T. Longway Planetarium – Flint

The planetarium will host a livestream of the solar eclipse, plus check out the free safe solar telescope observations and a show about the solar eclipse.

 

2. Kent Distrtict LIbrary – East Grand Rapids Branch

The library is offering free eclipse glasses as well as games and activities for everyone.

 

3. Cranbrook Institute of Science – Bloomfield Hills

The institute will host a day of events in celebration of the solar eclipse, starting at 11 am. There will be a live stream of the total solar eclipse.

 

4. Michigan Science Center – Detroit

From 10 am to 5 pm the science center will host a solar eclipse viewing party, with fun inspired activities, safe solar telescopes and even pinhole solar viewers. There will also be a live stream of the eclipse.

 

5. Dexter District Library – Dexter

In front of the library there will be sidewalk chalk, games and refreshment as we celebrate the solar eclipse. Plus, safety glasses will be passed out for viewing.

 

6. University of Michigan – Ann Arbor

The university is hosting a program that will discuss the importance of the solar eclipse so that all will better understand the natural phenomenon.

 

7. Ypsilanti District Library – Ypsilanti  Charter Twp

The library will host a solar eclipse watch party, where free viewing glasses will be handed out and a live stream of the eclipse will be available to watch.

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