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Alvin Community College
News Release
Monday, August 21, 2017

ACC Observatory Helps Viewers Catch Eclipse

The Alvin Community College Observatory opened up to the public on August 21 to allow community members to view the solar eclipse. 

Approximately 300 people showed up to see the eclipse using special glasses and solar telescopes.

In the photos:

A view inside the telescope from the August 21 solar eclipse.

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Father John Taosan takes a look at the August 21 solar eclipse through a welding visor.

Jude Hill, of Alvin, takes a look at the August 21 solar eclipse with the help of her mother Helena Hill at the ACC Observatory.


Rafaelle Tkac, of League City, takes a peek at the August 21 solar eclipse at the ACC Observatory.


Using special glasses, Emma Richardson, of Manvel looks at the solar eclipse outside the ACC Observatory on August 21.



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