RASC Mississauga: Partial Solar Eclipse at Riverwood

Mississauga maximum eclipse
Monday, August 21, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:30pm

On Monday August 21, a total solar eclipse will be visible in the United States. In Mississauga, the eclipse will be partial.

Members of the Mississauga Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada will have telescopes set up at The Riverwood Conservancy to observe the eclipse.

Properly filtered telescopes will be set up and pointed at the Sun. Hand held solar viewers will be handed out as well as information sheets.

The eclipse will start at 1:10 pm. At 2:33pm it will be maximum eclipse and approximately 75% of the Sun will be covered. The eclipse will end at 3:49pm.

If the sky is completely overcast, then the observing event will not take place.

Who can attend: Everyone
Fee: Free
Registration: Not required
Organized by: RASC - Mississauga Centre, Earthshine Astronomy and Space Science Organization and The Riverwood Conservancy
Location: The Riverwood Conservancy, 4300 Riverwood Park Lane, Mississauga, ON L5C 2S7 (north off Burnamthorpe between Mississauga Rd and Mavis Rd.)