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Total Solar Eclipse
August 21, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
2:15 PM – 2:45 PM (Ocmulgee National Monument) A total solar eclipse will take place on Monday, August 21, 2017 and you’ll be able to see it in Macon. Macon will be within the 90 % viewing range. This will be the country’s first total solar eclipse in 38 years. The park will be doing a short talk before the eclipse on the astronomy of the Mississippian Culture and the history of solar eclipses. Please meet on top of the Great Temple Mound at 2:15 pm to receive your free solar eclipse glasses. The park only has 50 glasses to giveaway. The eclipse is going to be seen from Macon between 2:30pm-2:45pm.