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Total Solar Eclipse 2017

This guide provides links to information about the total solar eclipse that will occur on August 21, 2017.

AUG 21st, 2017


West Virginia University Pre-Eclipse Celebration

When: Saturday, August 19th from 9am - 12pm
Where: WVU Department of Physics and Astronomy | White Hall | 135 Willey St., Morgantown, WV 26501

  • Participants will receive “passports” that take them on a self-guided learning adventure full of mini-lectures, hands-on activities, planetarium shows, and rooftop observing. 
  • Eclipse solar corona art project with Spark! Imagination and Discovery Center.
  • Find out more information at their website.

Green Bank Observatory Eclipse Party

When: Monday, August 21 from 11am - 4pm
Where: Green Bank Observatory  | 155 Observatory Road, Green Bank, WV 24944

  • Hands-on Activities from 11 AM- 12 PM
  • Lunch and Exhibits from 12 PM – 1 PM
  • SAFE Eclipse Viewing through telescopes and projections. Plus live streaming video of the eclipse provided by NASA from 1 PM – 4 PM
  • Check out their Facebook page for more information.