The place are you able to watch the photo voltaic eclipse in Houston?

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) – Grab your glasses and get ready for the coolest science show since February 26, 1979! WATCH LIVE: Live streaming video from NASA coverage of solar eclipse WATCH LIVE: ABC coverage of Great American Eclipse

Meteorologist Travis Herzog says that during a solar eclipse in Houston, 67 percent of the sun will be covered by the moon. That said, it’s still just as bright as any other day, but if the weather cooperates, you’ll see a black pane cover over half the sun. Travis says your two ways to safely view this eclipse without damaging your eyes are to see it indirectly through a projection on the ground or through a device with a suitable solar filter.

If you don’t have any plans, head to one of these fun events!


Houston Space Center
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Space Center Houston offers a full day of activities. Lunar scientists will speak from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., with another talk on studying the moon in the solar eclipse and upcoming lunar missions at 2:00 p.m. A limited number of sunglasses are provided to safely observe the total solar eclipse and other observations. Opportunities such as sunspots will be available. Guests can also create their own Eclipse projector. NASA’s live stream of the solar eclipse is shown on screens in the middle.

Houston Children’s Museum
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
The museum hosts a solar eclipse party for the little ones with lots of fun activities for kids. They will show a live stream in the auditorium from noon. Make sure to pick up your postcard from the science station so that you can safely observe the solar eclipse.

Houston Museum of Natural Science
Noon – 2 p.m.
5555 Hermann Park Dr.
The planetarium offers six special 15-minute programs that explain aspects of the solar eclipse and what Houston looks like. Tickets are $ 4. At 2 p.m. they will then broadcast the entirety of Casper, Wyoming, live in the planetarium. Tickets for this cost $ 9.

University of Houston
11:45 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.
4800 Calhoun Road
Viewers can tour the newly renovated observatory and watch the solar eclipse through the large telescope. This is open to the campus community. Outside the observatory, additional telescopes with solar filters, pinhole projection assemblies for viewing the sun, and a goggle station with goggles are available.

Freeman Branch Library
Noon – 2 p.m.
16616 Diana Lane
Join scientists and educators at the Lunar and Planetary Institute to witness this solar eclipse. Sunglasses will be available.

Levy Park
Noon – 2 p.m.
3801 Eastside Street
Join scientists and educators at the Lunar and Planetary Institute to witness this solar eclipse. Sunglasses will be available.

Hotel Ylem
11:45 a.m. – 8 p.m.
8080 main street
The first 50 people can pick up free glasses. From 3pm to 3pm the hotel shows “Star Wars” with popcorn! Food trucks arrive at 5 p.m. with live music, astrology readings and much more!

Sugar Land

Houston Museum of Natural Science in Sugar Land
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
13016 University Blvd.
The first 150 people who enter the museum area at the beginning of the solar eclipse will receive free solar eclipse glasses.


Crosby Branch Library
Noon – 2 p.m.
135 Hare Road
A limited number of sunglasses will be available in the library. You will also have a live stream from NASA about the solar eclipse from the Path of Totality.


Brazosport Center for Art and Science
11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
400 College Blvd.
The BASF planetarium shows NASA’s live eclipse feed on the ceiling of the planetarium. The planetarium has goggles for $ 2 each while supplies last.

If you don’t make it to any of these events, the next total solar eclipse will be April 8, 2024.

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