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Buckeye Countdown to the 2024 Solar Eclipse

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Get ready for the solar eclipse

On April 8, 2024, the sun, moon and Earth will align to create a solar eclipse viewable from Ohio and other parts of North America. This central resource features information about eclipses and why they fascinate us, intriguing content from Ohio State partners and opportunities to make an impact on the next generation of Buckeye leaders.

Listen to an Ohio State expert detail this unique event

Learn more about the science behind the solar eclipse and get tips on viewing this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Learn how to safely view a solar eclipse

If you're planning to watch the eclipse using your Buckeye-themed glasses or another sort, be sure to review this safety guide first.

View recorded events and webinars

Review resources to prepare

Read articles from Ohio State News

Share your photos!

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Tag us with #BuckeyeForLife

We'd love to see photos of you rocking our Buckeye-themed eclipse glasses. Add #BuckeyeForLife to your social media posts to share them with us.

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Support the Arne Slettebak Planetarium Fund

Help astronomy students reach for the stars! Your support will help provide them with access to exceptional facilities and state-of-the-art learning experiences.

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