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Solar Eclipse Viewing Party!

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Sky Gallery, The Canyon & Outside Terraces at the Museum

Have you heard about this year's solar eclipse?

Join us and spot it from from the best spot in the Salt Lake Valley!

  • Meet local astronomy experts and view the eclipse through professional solar telescopes brought by Salt Lake Astronomy Society.
  • Check out the newest robotic system, COLE mrk 5, built by RoboUtes, recently back from NASA robo-ops competition.
  • Create your own pinhole viewer that will help you safetly view the eclipse.
  • Build your own Mars rover, soda bottle rocket, and more!

For more information on what we'll see on October 23, click here!


First 200 guests get a FREE pair of solar glasses!

*Solar glasses can also be purchased in the Museum Store.

Maximum Eclipse will occur at 4:26 pm

Best times to view the eclipse are from 4:15 to 4:40 pm. 



Included in Museum Admission

In partnership with the University of Utah Department of Physics & Astronomy, RoboUtes, American Nuclear SocietySalt Lake Astronomical Society