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Eclipse 2024 @DePauw: April 8, 2024: Home


DePauw will be offering lectures, activities and information about the total solar eclipse over the 2024 Spring semester.   Campus events will be listed here:

On Monday, April 8, 2024, DePauw University, Greencastle Indiana will be in the path of a solar eclipse.  We will experience a complete blocking of the Sun by the Moon for more than three minutes on that afternoon. The eclipse will begin at 1:49 pm. Totality starts at 3:05 pm. The end of the eclipse will be at 4:20 pm. During totality, the sky will be as dark as it is at night. You will be able to see the distant stars plus Jupiter, Venus, Saturn, and Mars lying along a line with Jupiter above and to the left of the eclipsed Sun and the other three down and to the right.

Eclipse Across Indiana

For Fun

Eclipse Snacks:

  • Sun Chips
  • Milky Way candy bars
  • Moon Pies
  • Capri Sun drinks
  • Eclipse chewing gum or mints
  • Orbit chewing gum
  • Starburst candy
  • Sunny D orange drink

Puzzles and Worksheets:

Solar Eclipse Fun Facts (from the University of Dallas)