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Experience The Solar Eclipse with Carnegie Science Center Eclipse Experts

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For Immediate Release
 

 MEDIA ALERT | For Immediate Release
April 2, 2024
 Contact: Sarah Reichle
Mobile: 412.638.4548
ReichleS@CarnegieScienceCenter.org

Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity 
Experience The Solar Eclipse with Carnegie Science Center Eclipse Experts

High-resolution images available here

WHAT: Attend the ultimate cosmic carnival at Carnegie Science Center, Pittsburghers' go-to spot for all things solar eclipse. Throughout the day on April 8, visitors are invited to immerse themselves in this extraordinary celestial event, the most complete solar eclipse in Pittsburgh until 2144, and enjoy a variety of family-friendly activities throughout the day. Visitors will receive a complimentary pair of eclipse glasses with general admission while supplies last.
 
About the Solar Eclipse
The Science Center is dedicated to educating everyone on how to safely and best experience the eclipse with a newly updated Eclipse webpage, offering tutorials on crafting a secure eclipse projector, short videos from our astronomy experts, and insights into different types of eclipses.

WHEN: Mon., April 8 at 10 am—5 pm. Buy General Admission tickets and plan your eclipse visit here.
 
Solar Eclipse Timeline in Pittsburgh:
Carnegie Science Center opens: 10 am
Eclipse starts: 2 pm
Maximum eclipse: 3:17 pm
Eclipse ends: 4:30 pm
 
WHERE: Carnegie Science Center
One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15212
 
MORE INFORMATION:
For media interested in attending the festivities on April 8, please contact Sarah Reichle at 412.638.4548 or ReichleS@CarnegieScienceCenter.org. Visit CarnegieScienceCenter.org to learn more about the eclipse.

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