SAFE PUBLIC VIEWING OF RARE 

ASTRONOMICAL EVENT

Great American Solar Eclipse

************** FREE-OF-CHARGE TO THE PUBLIC ********************

MT. LEBANON PUBLIC LIBRARY

16 Castle Shannon Boulevard near Washington Road (South Hills, Pittsburgh PA)

MONDAY AFTERNOON, AUGUST 21, 2017

1:00 to 4:00 p.m. EDT Rain or Shine !

Telescope Outside and / or Live Video Inside

WARNING: NEVER look directly at the Sun, a solar eclipse, or a solar transit of a planet with a telescope, binoculars, or any optical device unless you have special training and special equipment to do so safely. Otherwise, this would cause PERMANENT BLINDNESS INSTANTLY!

MORE INFO: < solareclipse@planetarium.cc > or 412-561-7876.

Co-Sponsored by

Friends of the Zeiss  Friends of the Zeiss is a non-profit organization with the mission to promote Astronomy, Space Science, and other sciences to the general public through Internet web sites, SpaceWatchtower Blog, and SpaceWatchtower Twitter News Feed, as well as public observing sessions of special astronomical events and other public educational programs and services regarding Astronomy, Space Science, and other sciences. This organization also promotes the history and preservation of the historic equipment, artifacts, and building of Pittsburgh's original Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science, including the Zeiss II Planetarium Projector (prior to 2002 dismantling, oldest operable major planetarium projector in the world!) and the fairly unique 10-inch Siderostat-type Refractor Telescope.

More information: < http://www.planetarium.cc > or 412-561-7876.

Mt. Lebanon Public Library -- < http://www.mtlebanonlibrary.org/ > or 412-531-1912