SCAS President Lester Shalloway, M. D. & staff arrange safe, professional solar equipment (telescope & video) at MetroZoo Saturdays, 10-Noon near the waterfall in front of the ticket entrance to MetroZoo, 12400 SW 152nd St. Free. You may see the powerful, nuclear explosionssun spots and prominenceserupting in slow motion before your eyes, safely...93 million miles away!

Date: Saturday, 7/6/2013

Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern

Location: Miami Metro Zoo, 12400 SW 152 Street, Miami, FL 33177

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Miami Metro Zoo

12400 SW 152 Street

Miami, FL 33177

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JULY 3 & 4th SCAS will celebrate its 24th year of free safe solarviewing at Metrozoo during MetroZoo's 30th Birthday weekend. Visit with SCAS Astros 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. to see the powerful activity explode on the solar surface! SCAS professional equipment filters harmful solar rays. NEVER look directly at the Sun without any dark protection or the eye retina may become damaged permanently. July 4th, an exhibit table will be available near the solar telescopes at the waterfall entrance to Metrozoo, 12400 SW 152 Street. Weather permitting, SCAS safe solarviewing is offered to the public at the main entrance to MetroZoo every Saturday 10-Noon. At 7 a.m. July 6th, Earth reaches its annual farthest point from the Sun (aphelion) by 94.5 million miles.Check daily solar/astronomy info & superb