See the total solar eclipse on Mon., Aug. 21 in Macon, Ga.! A total solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the earth and the sun. The longest period when the moon completely blocks the sun from any given location along the path will be about two minutes and 40 seconds.

Total Solar Eclipse 2017

Photos from NASA

The total solar eclipse can be seen in Macon, Ga. at its max. from 2:30 - 2:45 p.m. on Aug. 21. The eclipse will begin for Macon at 1:08 p.m. and end at 4:39 p.m. Below are the solar eclipse events happening in Macon so far.

Ocmulgee National Monument

Ocmulgee National Monument will be doing a short talk before the eclipse on the astronomy of the Mississippian culture and the history of solar eclipses. Meet on the top of the Great Temple Mound at 2:15 p.m. to receive free solar eclipse glasses. The park only has 50 glasses so be sure to get there early!

Ocmulgee Great Temple Mound

Museum of Arts and Sciences

The Museum will be offering hands-on activities all day related to the solar eclipse. Join them around noon for a safe viewing of the eclipse. It will be at 96% totality.

Museum of Arts and Sciences

Museum of Aviation

Grab your family & friends and join the NASA Regional Educator Resource Center at the Museum of Aviation for a hands-on solar eclipse experience. Special solar eclipse glasses will be available for free & hands-on activities will be set up for all ages!

Museum of Aviation

Middle Georgia Regional Library

At 10:30 a.m., enjoy a special story time to celebrate the eclipse! Come in for sunny stories & an eclipse day craft.

Beginning at 1 p.m., the Library will be providing a pair of solar eclipse viewing glasses & safety instructions. Bring your lawn chair, sip some lemonade, & view the eclipse in their backyard.

Wesleyan College

From 2 - 3 p.m., join members of the Wesleyan College staff on the second floor & balconies of Munroe Science Center. They'll have sunspotters on the quad in front of Tate & Taylor, at the Viewing Party, & telescopes on the roof of Munroe.