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OMSI planning viewing party for next year's total solar eclipse

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

OMSI will soon be selling tickets to their Solar Eclipse Viewing Party that will take place on August 21, 2017.

OMSI said Oregon is on the center line for a total solar eclipse, and several cities around the state will experience maximum totality.

The Solar Eclipse Viewing Party will include science lectures, astronomy-related community groups, entertainment, and more.

Tickets go on sale on August 25, 2016.

Viewing Party tickets include solar viewing glasses. Solar eclipse glasses are currently available for purchase in the OMSI Science Store for guests unable to attend the viewing party.

If you would like to purchase tickets visit: omsi.edu/eclipse-2017

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