For the first time in 100 years a solar eclipse will be visible across the whole continent of North America. In New York, the visibility will be at 70%, creating a sense of sunset in the middle of the day.
When is it?
Aug. 21, 2017
1:24 p.m.: Eclipse starts on Long Island, eclipse eyewear must be worn
2:46 p.m.: Maximum coverage of sun, around 70%
4:01 p.m.: Eclipse ends on Long Island
Newsday Says: "While it may be tempting, ophthalmologists are cautioning against unsafe viewing of the solar event. Here's what a Long Island professional had to say about safe eclipse viewing."
**Don't forget about your pets eyes! Make sure to keep them inside.
Here's what the August Solar Eclipse will look like from your house!
Some Viewing Parties in the Five Harbors & Beyond on Long Island
12pm: Craft for Kids
2-3pm: Viewing Party, Free Solar Glasses - Must Register
South Huntington Library, 1:30-3:30pm
Custer Observatory, 1-3pm
Cradle of Aviation Museum, 12-4pm Free Admission 12-4pm
View From The Water!
Huntington Stand Up Paddle - A group paddle in Huntington Harbor to view the solar eclipse, followed by food & drinks after. $60 includes rental, after party and eclipse glasses. Please book online though the "Book Online" section of our website. In the notes section of your reservation, let us know if you would like a kayak or SUP. Facebook Event Here
Long Island Stand Up Paddle - Patchogue
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