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Buffalo State Planetarium hosting 'Countdown to Totality' event April 8


Thu, Apr 6th 2023 10:15 pm

A rare total solar eclipse will be visible throughout Western New York on April 8, 2024, and Buffalo State University’s Whitworth Ferguson Planetarium is kicking off a yearlong celebration.

The planetarium will host “Countdown to Totality” during an open house on Saturday, April 8, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Science and Mathematics Complex atrium outside the planetarium.

This free public event will show participants what happens during a total solar eclipse, and will include presentations from people who have witnessed them. Attendees can also participate in activities that simulate an eclipse and learn how to safely view a solar eclipse.

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