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Ring of Fire - Annular Solar Eclipse

  • 21901 FM 762 Road
  • Needville, TX 77461
  • Dates: October 14, 2023
  • Location: George Observatory
  • Phone: (979) 553-3400
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Price: Observatory: $10.00 Park Entry: $7.00 | Free Under 12
  • Overview

    Join Observatory staff and amateur astronomers to see when the moon passes between the Sun and Earth, covering the Sun’s center. The outer edge of the sun will remain visible, creating a “ring of fire”! This annular solar eclipse will begin at 10:27 am and finishes by 1:38pm. A pair of eclipse glasses are included with your ticket, you will be able to use your eclipse glasses to view the sun! Duration will be 3 hours 11 minute with the maximum at 11:58am.  The George Observatory is in Brazos Bend State Park – visit the park’s website to purchase separate park entrance reservation.