August 21, 2017 Solar Eclipse

Eclipse begins - 11:41 a.m.
Maximum eclipse - 65% obscuration at 1:10 p.m.
Eclipse ends - 2:39 p.m

Viewing with the Astronomy Department Heliostat will be in RLM 13.132
and other locations around campus TBD


Directions and parking information for RLM


Information for safely viewing the eclipse yourself:

Look up eclipse times and percentage from any other location with
this calculator from the US Naval Observatory


In Austin and can't make it to totality?
Just wait, on April 8, 2024 one will be visible here!

texas eclipse map


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