Marion, Ohio will be in viewing path for two upcoming solar eclipses! Below is some information you should know and links to various resources.
October 14, 2023 Annular Eclipse
Begins: 11:45 AM
Maximum coverage: 1:06 PM (49%)
Ends: 2:29 PM
Never safe to remove goggles during this eclipse viewed from Marion, Ohio.
April 8, 2024 Total Eclipse
Begins: 1:56 PM
TOTAL coverage: 3:11:14 PM to 3:14:49 PM (Goggles can be taken off during this period only!)
Ends: 4:27 PM
Library Programs and Information
- Great American Eclipse Show by Whiz Bang Science: Saturday, February 10, 2024 @ 11:00 AM
- Armstrong Air & Space Museum - Eclipse 2024: Don't Burn Your Eyes Out!: Monday, March 4 @ 5:30 PM
- The Eclipse is Coming -Family Fun Night: Wednesday, March 13, 2024 @ 5:30 PM
- Marion Area Convention and Visitors Bureau - Information on where to stay and things to do in Marion.
- Marion County Emergency Management Agency - Coordinates countywide emergency and disaster planning, mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.
- (740) 223-4142
- Ohio Emergency Management - Information on where to stay and view the eclipse in Ohio, and how to view it safely.
- The information from the Ohio Emergency Management Association for preparations: https://cdn.saffire.com/files.ashx?t=fg&rid=VisitUvalde&f=OHIO_PLANNING_GUIDANCE.pdf
National & Other Resources:
- American Astronomical Society - Information regarding the eclipses in October 2023 and April 2024.
- Great American Eclipse - Information regarding the eclipses in October 2023 and April 2024.
- NASA Science Space Place - A great website for kids to learn more about the eclipses.
- Road Atlas for the Total Solar Eclipse of 2024