On Monday April 14th, the full Moon will travel through the Earth's shadow and we will enjoy a total lunar eclipse from 12:06am PT to 1:25am PT. To celebrate, the San Francisco Amateur Astronomers (SFAA) is hosting a public eclipse viewing from 9:00pm-1:00am at Park Chalet Gardens near Ocean Beach after our member social which runs from 7:00pm-9:00pm. Note: the eclipse timings in the images below are for the Eastern Time zone.
Earlier that night, the SFAA will host a club social event from 7:00-9:00pm at Park Chalet for our members to get together and socialize over drinks and appetizers.
Agenda for Monday, April 14th
- 7:00pm - 9:00pm - SFAA Member Social with appetizers/drinks
- 9:00pm - 1:00am - Public Eclipse Viewing (general public is welcome)
- Park Chalet Garden in Golden Gate Park by Ocean Beach
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San Francisco Amateur Astronomers
The San Francisco Amateur Astronomers (SFAA) is a club that has something fun and interesting for you to do whether you are a beginner or an experienced amateur. Our members are all Bay Area enthusiasts who love the varied aspects of our hobby – public outreach, star viewing trips, scientific lectures, telescope making clinics as well as private members-only dark sky viewing nights and more. The SFAA has been operating since 1952 and proudly continues a long tradition of helping promote the appreciation of the wonders of the night sky within our Bay Area community. Learn more at http://www.sfaa-astronomy.org/