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Solar Eclipse Viewing


August 21, 2017

Event Information

Sponsor:Monroe Lake
Time:12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Location

Venue:Paynetown State Recreation Area
Address:4850 S. State Road 446
City:Bloomington
State:IN
Zip:47401

Admission

Cost:Property Entrance Fee is $7 per vehicle with IN plates ($9 per vehicle with out-of-state plates)

Additional Details

Other Information:About 95% of the sun will still be eclipsed locally – and will be worth seeing! We’ll have solar viewing glasses that visitors can use to safely look directly at the sun (even 95% covered, you need to have proper eye protection!), and you can also make a pinhole viewer to project an image of the eclipsed sun on the ground. This program will be cancelled in the event of completely overcast/stormy skies. However, if the sky is only partly cloudy, the program will go on as scheduled – our view of the sun may just be blocked for periods of time until the clouds move.

Additional Details

Information Phone Number:(812) 837-9967
Information E-mail:jvance@dnr.IN.gov
Information Website:Visit Website
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