Lunar eclipse viewing at Meadowlands observatory

LYNDHURST – Those interested in viewing the total lunar eclipse on Sunday, Sept. 27, can do so for free at the William D. McDowell Observatory in DeKorte Park, Lyndhurst, from 7:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.
The peak of the eclipse, when Earth is positioned completely between the full moon and the sun, will take place at approximately 10:45 p.m.
The event will also include a talk on the history of eclipses and the telescope viewing of astronomical objects, including Saturn and Neptune.
Attendees must be able to climb 25 steps to reach the telescope.
Registration is not required. For more information, call (201) 460-4623.

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