Photo from Michael Higgins, taken 8/21/2017 in Clarksville, TN

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Prepare for the Partial Solar Eclipse on Monday, April 8, 2024!

Quick Details:

  • Rhode Island will experience a partial solar eclipse (91.9% of sun covered). 
  • The moon will begin to cover the sun at 2:15 pm.
  • Mid-eclipse or maximum cover will occur at 3:29 pm.
  • Solar glasses or other safe viewing methods will be needed to view safely.
  • The next solar eclipse visible from the US will be in 2045!

NSF Livestream of the Total Solar Eclipse from the National Solar Observatory in Dallas

You'll hear from scientists about the unique experiments happening during the eclipse. During the count down to the moment of totality, you'll learn about:

    • The different layers of the sun, from the core to the corona.
    • The world's largest, most advanced solar telescope.
    • How massive solar eruptions generate space weather.

Watch the YouTube Livestream

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