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Watch the Partial Solar Eclipse

Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument will be hosting a viewing of the partial solar eclipse.

Activities begin at 11 AM with viewing of the eclipse starting around 11:30 AM and lasting till 2:30 PM.

Join Park Rangers at the Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument to safely view the partial solar eclipse. Viewing glasses and pinhole eclipse viewers are available free of charge at the Visitor Center.

From Alibates, 80% of the sun will be blocked as the moon passes between the sun and Earth.  The next to last chance to see a solar eclipse near the Texas Panhandle was on August 12th, 2045, making each opportunity special. Come out to your National Monument to watch a natural phenomenon of a lifetime.

A Ranger- led presentation about the wonders and physics of a solar eclipse will take place in the Alibates Theater at 11:00 AM, lasting 25 minutes. Learn how rare a total eclipse is, how they occur, how to safely view an eclipse, and how they have inspired people for thousands of years. After the presentation, join rangers in a designated viewing area throughout the afternoon to watch as the moon partially blocks the sun.

Stop by Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument and Lake Meredith National Recreation Area to view this natural wonder or call (806) 857-3151 for more information about the many programs offered for your enjoyment throughout the year.
 


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