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  • Published on Aug 11, 2017
    Solar Eclipse and Where You Can See It
    On August 21st, there will be a partial solar eclipse viewable around Canada. If you happen to be travelling through the United States, in some parts you will be able to see a total eclipse. There will be 74% coverage in Thunder Bay and it will last from 12:52 pm to 3:28 pm.
     
    A few locations where you can catch sight of the partial eclipse:
     

    Ontario Science Centre

     
    August 21, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    TELUSCAPE, outside the Main Entrance
    Free admission for outdoor activities
    Parking is $10 per vehicle (Member discounts apply)
    Eclipse begins: 1:10 p.m. | Eclipse maximum: 2:32 p.m. | Eclipse ends: 3:49 p.m.

     

    York University

     
    Admission is free for everyone.
    WHEN: August 21, 2017 at 1-4 pm
    WHERE: York University, Lions Stadium
    4700 Keele Street Toronto M3J1P3
     

    University of Toronto

     
    Princess Margaret Fountain, Canadian National Exhibition
    Toronto
    August 21, 2017
    10:00 am to 5:00 pm

     

    THE RIVERWOOD CONSERVATORY IN MISSISSAUGA

     
    Astronomy Event with Randy Attwood
    Monday 21 August 2017, 01:00pm - 03:30pm
    Explore the universe with members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. Telescopes will be set up to safely view the solar eclipse.
    Location: Chappell House Lawn
     

    York Region Astronomy

     
    Monday, August 21, 1:00pm-3:45pm
    Come see the partial solar eclipse with us at the Richmond Hill Library.
     
    Be sure you get a pair of solar eclipse viewing sunglasses! Even though the sun will be mostly covered by the moon, the rays that are visible could still damage your eyes and eyesight. You will want to be able to see the next day!
     
    Happy Solar Eclipse Day from SMith's RV Centre!
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