Annular Eclipse at the Petroglyph
Time: 05:00 pm - N/A
Location: Petroglyph National Monument
Contact InformationPetroglyph National Monument Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
National Park Service will host a viewing of the annular solar eclipse and a special interpretive program. The event will be held at the Volcano Day Use Area at Petroglyph National Monument, starting at 5 pm. The event is free but limited to 200 participants. To obtain a ticket and a free pair of solar viewing glasses reservations must be made in advance and person at the Petroglyph National Monumnet Visitor Center, located three miles north of I-40 on Unser Blvd. Participants will meet near the Volcanos and be transported by bus to the actual viewing site. Park Rangers, staff from NASA and expert astronomers will be on hand to answer questions and share large pin point cameras. Albuquerque is one of the nest locations in the country to view this ultimate astronomical event, don't miss out!
Albuquerque is the perfect place to view this once in a lifetime solar event! During an annular eclipse, the moon covers most of the sun's disk leaving a thin ring of light around the edge.