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August, 21 Monday, approximately 1:30 pm:

View the partial Solar eclipse from various locations.  Tyler State Park, Newtown, PA.  Begins at 1:21 PM, Maximum (80%) at 2:44 PM, Ends at 4:01 PM.  Solar telescope and viewing glasses will be available.  Additional locations to be posted.

Other Solar Eclipse Activities on August 21st 2017
This is only a list of activities/event that we know about.

 

Upper Moreland Free Library                                1- 4 PM           Click here for details
109 Park Avenue Willow Grove, PA

Southampton Free Library                                      1:30 – 3 PM    Click here for details
947 Street Road Southampton, PA

Warminster Free Library                                        1 – 2 PM         (Event is fully booked)
1076 Emma Lane Warminster, PA

Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library            1 – 4 PM         Click here for details
680 Radcliffe Street  Bristol, PA

Tyler State Park                                                            1 – 4 PM         Safe solar viewing through a telescope
101 Swamp Rd, Newtown, PA
In parking lot closest to the Newtown-Yardley bypass

Bucks County Community College                      1 – 4 PM         Click here for details
275 Swamp Rd, Newtown, PA

The Franklin Institute                                               12 – 4              Click here for details
222 N 20th St, Philadelphia, PA

Norristown Library                                                  1:30 – 4 PM    Click here for details
1001 Powell St, Norristown, PA

 

Eclipse Live Streams
https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/eclipse-live-stream
https://www.timeanddate.com/live/
https://www.exploratorium.edu/eclipse
http://www.cnn.com/specials/vr/total-solar-eclipse-2017/
ABC TV two hour special from 1 – 3 PM EST
Pinhole Projector Links
https://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/make-pinhole-projector.html
https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/12638
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4_iGzszOsfQ

September, 6 Wednesday, 7:30 pm: 

General Meeting at Upper Dublin Lutheran Church, 411 Susquehanna Road, Ambler, PA 19002. Featured presentation: Show, tell and share all of our Solar eclipse experiences.

September 17  Sunday, Green Lane Park Star watch  (7:30 pm).

Green Lane Park at the Red Trail Parking Lot, Green Lane, PA, 18054.
General Park Info: http://www.montcopa.org/greenlanepark
Park Map:  http://www.montcopa.org/DocumentCenter/View/6445  (Look along the right side of the park map, about a third of the way up along Rt 29, you will see Knight Road go off to the left (if coming northbound). Then notice a parking lot and horse trail sign. This is the Red Trail parking lot on your left. Park up and to the right in the parking lot. We set up in the grass on that hill. If dry, you can park on the grass.

September 18  Monday, Alternate date Green Lane Park Star watch  (7:30 pm).

October 4 Wednesday, 7:30 pm:

General Meeting at Upper Dublin Lutheran Church, 411 Susquehanna Road, Ambler, PA 19002. Featured presentation:

October 13 Friday, Pickering Filed Starwatch (7:30 PM):

Pickering Field, Newtown, PA   https://www.google.com/maps/place/Pickering+Field/@40.232518,-74.9339316,16z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x89c154f271ad0ddd:0xf8bd61061d3da9dc!8m2!3d40.2327637!4d-74.9319817

October 14 Saturday, Pickering Field Starwatch  Raindate

November 1 Wednesday, 7:30 pm:

General Meeting at Upper Dublin Lutheran Church, 411 Susquehanna Road, Ambler, PA 19002. Featured presentation: Deep sky imaging and sharing your deep sky images.

December, 6 Wednesday, 7:30 pm:

General Meeting at Upper Dublin Lutheran Church, 411 Susquehanna Road, Ambler, PA 19002. Show-and-tell night.

January 3, 2018, Wednesday, 7:30 pm:

General Meeting: Holiday party, recognition and awards, and quiz night.  Upper Dublin Lutheran Church, 411 Susquehanna Road, Ambler, PA 19002.

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