Total Solar Eclipse!

This is a past event

200 people went

Charlotte Street Park Irish Memorial

1 Charlotte St, Charleston, SC 29403 · Charleston, SC

How to find us

There is parking at the Aquarium garage (24 Calhoun St.) We will be at the waterfront part of the park at the end of Charlotte St.

Location image of event venue


1:00 PM Discussion of eye safety.

1:16:58.6 Start of partial eclipse (C1)

1:30 PM Build your own shadow projector.

2:00 PM Demonstration explaining eclipses with scale models and drawings.

2:46:21.2 Start of total eclipse (C2)
2:47:10.7 Maximum Eclipse
2:47:59.9 End of total eclipse (C3)

3:00 PM Discussion of Library Telescope Program

3:15 PM Repeat of Demonstration explaining eclipses with scale models and drawings.

4:09:59.9 End of partial eclipse (C4)

Activities Occurring Throughout The Event
Viewing Sun through telescopes with solar filters.
Viewing image of Sun projected onto paper with lenses.
Chalk sundial marked throughout the afternoon.

Come observe a total solar eclipse with us!

We will be safely observing the eclipse using projection and a solar filtered telescope.

• Check out this animation to see what the view from Charleston will be like.

• More eclipse animations.

• Map of the path of the eclipse.

• More eclipse info.

• NASA's 2017 Total Solar Eclipse Site.

Please come join us for this amazing event!