On Monday 21st , New Englanders will have the rare opportunity to experience a solar eclipse.
Head to the mountains to get closer to the eclipse. Waterville Valley is offering a weekend dedicated to the event. On Saturday August 19 from 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. join educator and NASA Solar System Ambassador, Sally Jensen at the Curious George Cottage where they will explain how our moon can cover the sun. Learn about the phenomena and be ready to view it on Monday.
On Monday join Rey Center staff and volunteers for an informal viewing of the event. Two small scopes with solar viewing lenses and solar glasses will be available from 1:15 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. For more information visit http://thereycenter.org/solar-eclipse.html.
Keep in mind that it is not safe to look directly at the sun at any time.