Watch the Moon Bite the Sun’s Disk! Today’s Solar Eclipse!!

Monday, April 08, 2024 at 2:15pm to 4:30pm

Kresgee Oval

Everyone is welcome to Kresge Oval to watch the Partial Solar Eclipse using safe solar viewing.

Drop by anytime between 2:15 pm and 4:40 pm – or stay for the duration!  There’s always something happening!!!

Join Edgerton Center Staff for outdoors fun with the sun. 

Share wonder of the Moon overlapping the Sun!  Marvel at crescent suns cast by shadows, tubes and holes! Sketch! Tell stories!

Look up that day ONLY using solar filters over your eyes, or covering a small telescope. 

For MIT: Partial eclipse starts 2:16 pm.  Maximum at 3:29 pm.  End of Partial eclipse 4:39 pm. At Maximum, 92.5% of the sun is blocked by the moon

This event is inspired by Edgerton Center Seminar EC.050/090 Recreate Experiments from History:  Inform the Future with the Past http://student.mit.edu/catalog/mECa.html#EC.050

Questions?  Contact marvelin@mit.edu

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