The AAAP shared the eclipse at Wagman Observatory and at various locations around the Greater Ptttsburgh Region and beyond. From Wagman Observatory for the eclipse member Matt Jones made this 10 frames per second time lapse video you may enjoy.
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Pittsburghers who can find a clear horizon will see a brief view of the Partial Eclipse of the Sun when it begins at 5:47 PM, 249 degrees West, at 6.5 degrees above the horizon when the Moon Shadow touches the Sun’s edge.
Click on the screen captures below: (Stellarum,org) 5:52 PM looking west with Sun at 6.04 degrees elevation and a graphic (TimeandDate.com) of eclipse progress at 5:52 PM. It may take moments after clicking for the images to focus and the text to be readable.
Follow AAAP www.3ap.org and Like AAAP on Facebook for more updates and possible viewing suggestions. Remember NEVER look directly at the Sun, serious permanent eye damage could result.
Wagman Observatory has a good western horizon and is planning to open at 5:30 PM. Call Wagman Observatory for more details. (Wagman Observatory: Address: 225 Kurn Rd, Tarentum, PA 15084 Phone:(724) 224-2510)
AAAP members may come forward with additonal opportunities for safe viewing.
View this AAAP Facebook post and watch this exciting and educational NASA Solar Eclipse viewing video: (It may take 30-60 seconds for the image of the post to load.)