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A partial solar eclipse will be visible from Asheville beginning 1:51 PM and ending 4:24 PM. During maximum eclipse at 3:00 PM, roughly 85% of the Sun will be obscured by the Moon. The North Carolina Arboretum and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies are partnering on special eclipse day activities for all ages. Receive complementary NASA eclipse glasses to safely view the eclipse. Watch a livestream broadcast from the path of totality featuring telescope views and NASA and Exploratorium scientists and educators. Learn about NASA participatory science projects for all ages: Eclipse Soundscapes and GLOBE Eclipse. No registration required. regular parking fees apply.