Partial Solar Eclipse Viewing

Mon, 04/08/2024
10:00 am
Croul Hall, Exterior
University of California Irvine
Sponsor / Host: 
UCI School of Physical Sciences
UCI Dept. of Physics & Astronomy
The Astronomy Club at UCI
Intended Audience: 
Students, Staff and Faculty
Event Details: 
On Monday, April 8, a partial solar eclipse will be visible across North America. In Irvine, the maximum eclipse will happen at 11:00 am. At maximum, the Moon will cover about 50% of the Sun's surface. Join us to view this special solar event! We will be in front of Croul Hall starting at 10:00 am. The first 200 attendees will receive a pair of NASA solar viewing glasses. Telescopes will be available for a better viewing experience. No registration is necessary! Come as you are! Questions? Email us at

Eye safety is of the utmost importance when viewing a partial eclipse! Do not look at the Sun, even momentarily, without using eclipse glasses for eye protection. Eclipse glasses or viewers must conform to the ISO 12312-2 standard for safety.