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NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center

Route 175 (Building J-20)
Wallops Island, VA 23337 United States
757-824-1344

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June 2017
Free

Introduction to Solar Science & the Total Solar Eclipse of 2017

June 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on July 20, 2017 at 5:00pm

NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center, Route 175 (Building J-20)
Wallops Island, VA 23337 United States
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Discover interesting facts about the Sun, learn how eclipses work, and find out where and how to safely view the Great Eclipse of 2017. This lecture, presented by the Delmarva Space Sciences Foundation is suitable for the novice and people with a background in astronomy and space sciences. *Please enjoy the eclipse safely. Eclipse safety information can be found here: https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/ **All programs are subject to change or cancellation due…

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July 2017
Free

Peculiar Planet

July 1 @ 2:00 pm - 2:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until August 26, 2017

NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center, Route 175 (Building J-20)
Wallops Island, VA 23337 United States
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Have you ever wondered about other planets when looking up at the night sky? Join us for a short program to learn about one of the other planets in our solar system. Approximately 15 minutes. All Ages.

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August 2017
Free

Total Solar Eclipse Viewing Event

August 21 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center, Route 175 (Building J-20)
Wallops Island, VA 23337 United States
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On August 21st a total solar eclipse will cross the continental United States from coast-to-coast. Join the NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center to view the eclipse safely with special eclipse glasses. Though not on the path of totality, observers on the Eastern Shore will see 81.5 % partial eclipse. The maximum eclipse will occur when the moon covers part of the sun’s disk from this location at approximately 2:46…

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