Solar Eclipse and Where You Can See It

On August 21st, there will be a partial solar eclipse viewable around Canada. If you happen to be travelling through the United States, in some parts you will be able to see a total eclipse. There will be 74% coverage in Thunder Bay and it will last from 12:52 pm to 3:28 pm.

A few locations where you can catch sight of the partial eclipse:

Ontario Science Centre

August 21, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

TELUSCAPE, outside the Main Entrance

Free admission for outdoor activities

Parking is $10 per vehicle (Member discounts apply)

Eclipse begins: 1:10 p.m. | Eclipse maximum: 2:32 p.m. | Eclipse ends: 3:49 p.m.

York University

Admission is free for everyone.

WHEN: August 21, 2017 at 1-4 pm

WHERE: York University, Lions Stadium

4700 Keele Street Toronto M3J1P3

 

University of Toronto

 

Princess Margaret Fountain, Canadian National Exhibition

Toronto

August 21, 2017

10:00 am to 5:00 pm

 

The Riverwood Conservatory in Mississauga

 

Astronomy Event with Randy Attwood

Monday 21 August 2017, 01:00pm – 03:30pm

Explore the universe with members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. Telescopes will be set up to safely view the solar eclipse.

Location: Chappell House Lawn

 

 

Monday, August 21, 1:00pm-3:45pm

Come see the partial solar eclipse with us at the Richmond Hill Library.

Be sure you get a pair of solar eclipse viewing sunglasses! Even though the sun will be mostly covered by the moon, the rays that are visible could still damage your eyes and eyesight. You will want to be able to see the next day!

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