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Solar Eclipse Workshop
July 25, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm$15 - $20
Excited about the upcoming total eclipse of the sun which passes directly over the Garden on August 21st? Get ready by joining us for this special, daytime workshop Tuesday, July 25 from 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. First you’ll view images of recent eclipses and learn historic facts. Tim will discuss the right equipment to safely observe the sun, from selecting safe viewing glasses to making a pin hole viewer. Then we’ll step outside for an observing session using a solar telescope to observe the surface of the sun.
Cost: $15 for SBG members/$20 for nonmembers. Space is limited; preregistration required.
Instructor: Tim Frazier is a long time amateur astronomer and vice president of the Magic Valley Astronomy Society. A retired university professor, his presentations are always fun and informative.