Simpson University Science Students to Host Lunar Eclipse Viewing

For Immediate Release


REDDING, Calif. - Simpson University’s student Biology Club and science professors will host a lunar eclipse viewing from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday near the center of campus. North State community members are welcome to attend.

Science students and professors will be there to talk about the total eclipse, which will coincide with a supermoon—a combination that last occurred in 1982 and won’t happen again for 18 years.

A supermoon is a full moon that takes place when the moon is closest to the Earth’s surface during its orbit, making it appear larger and brighter than normal. This full moon is also known as a harvest moon, due to its autumnal timing.

The viewing will be on a practice field near the cross at the center of campus. Simpson University is located at 2211 College View Drive in Redding, accessible from both College View and Shasta View drives.

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Simpson University, established in 1921, is a Christian university offering undergraduate, graduate, and teaching credential programs. The university celebrated its 25th year in Redding and the completion of a Science and Nursing Center in 2014. Academic programs include ASPIRE, a degree-completion program geared toward working adults with both on-campus and online course offerings, including degrees in psychology and organizational leadership. For information about the university, or to arrange a campus visit, call 1-888-9-SIMPSON or visit


Contact: SU Public Relations
(530) 226-4737