Annular Solar Eclipse 2023 Viewing Party at Odessa College Downtown

Odessa, Texas/October 15, 2023-On Saturday, October 14th, Mayor Javier Joven, residents of Odessa and surrounding communities came out to the various Annular Solar Eclipse 2023 viewing parties around the city. OC staff, educators and Dr. Gregory Williams president of Odessa College along with families set up lawn chairs at Odessa College Downtown to watch the solar eclipse. 

(Javier Joven, Mayor-City of Odessa/Odessa, Texas) 

The path of the Annular Solar Eclipse began in Oregon, then passed over West Texas and passed over the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. 

(Joshua Hardt, Geology Instructor-Odessa College/Odessa, Texas) 

The excitement of seeing the celestial event reminds those who came to view the solar eclipse how connected we are to the universe. 

(Joshua Hardt, Geology Instructor-Odessa College/Odessa, Texas) 

The downtown Sports Bar Patrick Clays invited residents to stop by the pub for eats and drinks in celebration of the once-in-a-lifetime event of the Annular Solar Eclipse 2023. 

(Bradley Marquez, Co-Owner-Patrick Clays/Odessa, Texas) 

After the “Ring of Fire” the moon began its path away from the Sun. 

For DRB Media Communications Digital News, Danny Barrera. 

Author: Danny Barrera

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