Astronomy Expert to Talk About Solar Eclipse
On Thursday, July 27, HPCC will be hosting a talk by Troy Carpenter, Director of the Goldendale Observatory. Mr. Carpenter, known for his amusing and informative presentations, will be speaking about the total solar eclipse happening on August 21, 2017. The talk begins at 7:00 p.m. at the High Prairie Community Center. A telescope set up outside the center beforehand will provide opportunities to view celestial objects visible in the early evening sky.
This image represents the type of view of the moon that folks can expect to see at our July 27th community meeting. The photo was taken looking to the west from High Prairie on December 30, 2016. Now, in July, the sun will still be up at 7 p.m., but we can expect the moon to be moving closer to this orientation later that night.