Solar eclipse viewing on Oct. 23 |

Solar eclipse viewing on Oct. 23

Solar eclipse viewing on Thursday The Nevada County Library will team up with the Nevada County Astronomers to host a partial solar eclipse viewing in front of the Madelyn Helling Library on Thursday, weather permitting. The sun will be 40 percent obscured at maximum in our area. The free outdoor event will begin at 1:52 p.m. (first contact) and will be maximum at 3:16 p.m. Filtered solar telescopes will be available for safe viewing of the sun, including a hydrogen-alpha telescope. Special solar filter viewing glasses will be available to borrow. All are welcome.

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