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Solar Eclipse Viewing Party in Mexico

Monday, April 8, 2024
12:00pm to 3:00pm
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A total solar eclipse will pass over North America on Monday, April 8 2024. Caltech Astro Outreach will have be conducting public education activities along the path of totality just along the Texas-Mexico border in Piedras Negras, Mexico. We will be partnering with the Institute of Technology of Piedras Negras to host members of the public for a series of educational activities during the eclipse and on the preceding day.

Sunday, April 7

Solar viewing, solar telescopes, eclipse glasses, public science presentations

Star party with telescopes

Monday, April 8

Noon-3PM (Solar Totality 1:27-1:32PM):
Solar viewing, solar telescopes, eclipse glasses

Astronomers and volunteers will be present to guide you through the eclipse and answer questions about the Sun, eclipse, and astronomy. This is a free event open to everyone. No reservations are needed. Stay only as long as you want. Event will be conducted in both Spanish and English.

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For more information, please contact Cameron Hummels by email at [email protected].