Solar Eclipse – Family Fun Day

Discover what solar eclipses are, how and why they happen and learn safe ways to view this brilliant phenomenon! Experience a special demonstration of a solar eclipse and participate in exciting hands-on stations. Learn about the sun’s ultra-violet rays; gaze through a telescope in search of celestial objects; and create a pin-hole viewer to take home for the safe viewing of the real solar eclipse happening on August 21

Partial Solar Eclipse with the SMART Center

The SMART Center will host a Star Watch on Monday, August 21st from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Zip Line Base Camp. View the Partial Solar Eclipse and the constellations with the new 16” telescope. If you would like to schedule a private session or school trip with the Observatory please contact Robert and Libby Strong of the SMART Center at (304)-233-4667.nd