Saturday "Sun" day at the Elizabeth River Park, Chesapeake Va.

Free public solar viewing event, everyone is welcome to attend. The event is weather dependent, if it is cloudy it will not be held.

Come join the Back Bay Amateur Astronomers (BBAA) for this public solar viewing event.

Ever really looked at the Sun? Been told that you are not supposed to look at the Sun? Well no worries there, astronomers have developed safe methods for solar viewing using specially designed solar filters and purpose built Hydrogen-Alpha Solar Scopes.

Come on out and look at, and enjoy, our closest star, the Sun.

Presenters - Plan on set up 30 minutes before event start time (9:30 AM).

Date: Saturday, 11/12/2016

Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Eastern

Location: Elizabeth River Park, 1400 Elizabeth River Way, Chesapeake, VA 23324

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  • Sunset Image
    Sunset: 4:59 PM
  • Waxing Gibbous
  • Sky Chart - click to enlarge
    What's in the Sky this evening?