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Solar Eclipse 2017

  • Plaster Stadium 1015 East Grand Street Springfield, MO, 65807 United States (map)

Date: August 21, 2017
Time: 11:30 AM - 2 PM (Central time)
Location: Plaster Stadium, Missouri State University
Cost to the public: Free
Cost to MSU students: Free with BearPass
VIP Passes: Includes looking through a solar telescope during the eclipse [more information coming soon]

  • There will be 96% coverage from Springfield, MO, with the maximum being at 1:13 p.m. local time. The event will last about three hours from start to finish.
  • You cannot stare at the sun without protective eyewear. Eclipse goggles will be available at the event.
  • The chance of overcast skies is only 25%.

For more information

Dr. Peter Plavchan
Assistant Professor of Astronomy

Earlier Event: August 21
Solar Eclipse Viewing at MSU
Later Event: August 26
Science Saturdays