You can visit the Montreal Planetarium for free on this August date

Jul 20 2017, 3:10 pm

Be a part of this rare astronomical event!

In case you hadn’t heard, we are gearing up for an extremely rare astronomical event: a partial solar eclipse. A partial solar eclipse is when the Moon comes between the Sun and the Earth, and the Moon only partially covers the Sun’s disk.

Set to take place on August 21st between 1:15 pm and 3:45 pm, Montreal’s Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium invites you to join amateur astronomers and observe the partial social eclipse as it happens.

Not only will you get to interact with astronomers, but there will be free admission to the Planetarium during this time and free goggles will be handed out on site.

Click here to read more about this educational and awe-inspiring event, being held in conjunction with Quebec’s vision professionals.

Partial Solar Eclipse Event

When: August 21, 1:15 pm – 3:45 pm
Where: Planetarium Rio Tinto Alcan, 4801 Avenue Pierre-De Coubertin

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