Safely View the Celestial Partial Eclipse of the Sun From Regis University Thursday, October 23

October 20, 2014

Regis University invites the public to safely view the partial solar eclipse that will be visible in Denver from roughly 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 23.

Regis University’s department of physics and astronomy is holding a public event for people to SAFELY view this celestial event, which won't be visible in Denver again until August 2017.

People can look through telescopes equipped with special solar filters to see the eclipse, sunspots, solar prominences and flares. A limited number of solar eclipse glasses will be distributed.

The viewing will take place on the Quad (the open grassy area between Dayton Memorial Library and the Student Center) on the Lowell campus, 3333 Regis Blvd.

Regis astronomy and physics professors anticipate peak viewing of the solar eclipse viewing to be around 4-5 p.m., when the sun isn't too low in the sky. And, The weather forecast, so far, shows clear skies.

Regis University, inspired by its Jesuit Catholic heritage, has been committed to academic excellence, personal development and community engagement since its founding in 1877. Based in Denver, Colo., Regis provides a values-based liberal arts education offering professional certifications and degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels.