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View the lunar eclipse at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center

 

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Viewing opportunity: The Columbia Gorge Discovery Center will offer visitors an opportunity to view the upcoming lunar eclipse on Sunday, Sept. 27

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center hosts a Harvest Moon Lunar Eclipse viewing Sunday, Sept. 27, beginning at 6 p.m., followed by an optional interpretive trail walk at 7 p.m. This event is free to the public.

Bob Yoesle from Friends of the Goldendale Observatory will have telescopes on hand near the museum's front entrance to view the rising moon and lunar eclipse beginning at 6 p.m. The moon will rise already partially eclipsed at 6:49 p.m. which should make for a spectacular scene as the darkened moon appears over the horizon. Full totality of the eclipse begins at 7:11 p.m. and lasts until 8:23 p.m. During that time the full moon will be quite dark and all the stars will be as easy to se...



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