Hey Space Placers!
Please check out my story about Venus transiting the Sun:
Please observe this event safely - DO NOT LOOK AT THE SUN DIRECTLY AS IT WILL CAUSE EYE DAMAGE; USE ONLY SAFE AND APPROVED SOLAR FILTERS TO VIEW THE SUN.
Here are some Washington D.C. areas that will be watching the event:
National Air and Space Museum
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
University of Maryland Observatory
Roof of Stadium Drive Garage
5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
8700 Potomac Hills Street, Great Falls, Va.
Cub Run RECenter
4630 Stonecroft Blvd., Chantilly, Va.
9601 Courthouse Road, Vienna, Va.Kettler Iceplex
627 N. Glebe Road, #800, Arlington, Va.
The National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, Va.
Rockville Campus: Parking Lot 13 at the corner of Mannakee Street and Route 355
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus: Top of the parking garage at Fenton and King streets
Contacts: Dr. Carrie Fitzgerald (Rockville campus) - 240-567-5415
Dr. Harold Williams (Takoma Park/Silver Spring) - 240-567-1463
NASA Goddard Visitor Center - Greenbelt, Md.
5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Contacts: Susan Hendrix (firstname.lastname@example.org) - 301-286-8955
I'll have news about the transit on Wednesday.
Sky Guy in VA