Total Eclipse of the Sun April 2024

  Dates & times
  • Tue, 04/02/2024 - 6:30pm
  Age Groups Adult


Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2024
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Presenter: John Glenn Research Center
Location: Central Branch: Rotary Meeting Room (Entire Room), Central Branch: Scheide Room, Central Branch: Toni Morrison Room, Central Branch: Founders Room

This presentation explains the total solar eclipse that will take place on April 8, 2024. It will span the continental United States, approximately from Texas to New York. The path of maximum totality will cut across Ohio, especially Lorain County. The physics and geometry of an eclipse will be explained, including the relative motion of the Moon, Earth, and Sun. Also covered will be the continued importance of eclipses to the scientific community, as well as the importance of this particular eclipse. Safe watching sources of information will be provided. Presented by the John Glenn Research Center.

Registration Required 

Note: After presentation, eclipse glasses will be distributed to those in attendance. One pair per person. While supplies last.