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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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Brian and some BIG equipment. Credit: Big Science

Doing Big Science With Citizen Scientists!

Guest blog post from Brian Koberlein (@briankoberlein): One of the powerful aspects of citizen science is how it brings people together. Folks from all walks of life contribute their time and skill, and this allows us to explore scientific questions we couldn’t otherwise pursue. While traditional science is often portrayed as being rather different, it’s […]

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