Did you know that this Saturday, October 14, the annular solar eclipse will cross North, Central and South America? Solar Eclipse Activities for Libraries (SEAL) made a map of libraries across the country that offer free glasses for you to watch the solar eclipse.
Keep reading for where in Alabama you can get glasses and watch this monumental event.
Watch the solar eclipse in Alabama
You can expect to see the solar eclipse in Alabama beginning at 10:38AM on Saturday, October 14. Here’s the solar eclipse schedule for most of Alabama:
- Partial eclipse begins: 10:38AM
- Maximum: 12:08PM
- Partial eclipse ends: 1:43PM
1. Birmingham Public Library
2. Homewood Public Library
3. Mobile Public Library
4. Lineville City Library
5. Oxford Public Library
6. Center Point Public Library
7. Ashland City Library
8. Huntsville Madison Public Library
9. Arab Public Library
10. Dothan Houston County Public Library
11. Abbeville Memorial Library
12. Newburn Library
13. Gadsden Public Library
14. Lawrence County Public Library
15. Jasper Public Library
16. Colbert County High School Library
17. Scottsboro Public Library
18. Ardmore Public Library
The SEAL program
With funding from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the Space Science Institute, the SEAL program is distributing five-million solar-viewing glasses to 10,000 libraries across the U.S.
Where are you watching the solar eclipse? Tag us @thebamabuzz and let us know!