Tag Archives | 2017 Solar Eclipse

A total solar eclipse is seen on Monday, August 21, 2017 above Madras, Oregon. A total solar eclipse swept across a narrow portion of the contiguous United States from Lincoln Beach, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina. A partial solar eclipse was visible across the entire North American continent along with parts of South America, Africa, and Europe.  Photo Credit: (NASA/Aubrey Gemignani)

New ASP Book to Document the 2017 Eclipse: Celebrating the Great American Eclipse of 2017

If you had an interesting experience last year observing the Eclipse, with us or elsewhere, and are interested in writing about it, we have an opportunity from the ASP! The Astronomical Society of the Pacific is pleased to announce a new book to document and celebrate the efforts of professional astronomers, outreach professionals, citizen scientists, […]

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CosmoQuest team members Ryan Owens, James Iwayemi, Anna Glushko and Matthew Richardson, enjoying the  SIU-Carbondale festival. Credit: SIU Carbondale.

CosmoQuest Team at SIU Carbondale Eclipse

Southern Illinois University at Carbondale had an amazing festival for the 2017 Great American Eclipse, and we had some members of our CosmoQuest team there working a booth. Ryan Owens, James Iwayemi, Anna Glushko and Matthew Richardson demonstrated CosmoQuest’s projects to attendees of all ages. They also had a little time to enjoy the festivities […]

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Julena Steinheider Duncombe. Credit: AAS.

Grants Available for 2017 Eclipse Activities from NSF

The American Astronomical Society (AAS) Solar Eclipse Task Force is pleased to announce a program of small grants to fund programs and activities aimed at engaging the public with the solar eclipse that will cross the continental US from coast to coast on August 21, 2017. They anticipate funding 20 to 50 grants in the […]

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