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Observatory open special hours Thursday for solar eclipse

 

Courtesy Goldendale Observatory Website

Shadows: Solar Eclipse begins at 1:41 p.m. on Thursday, and ends at 4:25 p.m.

There is a partial Solar Eclipse coming up this Thursday, Oct. 23. Ordinarily, the Observatory is closed on Thursdays at this time of year, but will be open special hours from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Eclipse begins at 1:41 p.m. and reaches maximum coverage (50 percent) at 2:56 p.m. The eclipse ends at 4:25 p.m.

For images and a summary of this event, visit www.goldendaleobservatory.com/special-events.html . Also available is an image of the most recent Lunar Eclipse to the left of the April 4 lunar eclipse notice which can be clicked on for higher resolution.

Solar observation is available whenever the Sun is out.

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