Informational program on the upcoming eclipse

Solar Eclipse

Solar Eclipse

A almost total lunar eclipse is seen as the full moon is shadowed by the Earth on the arrival of the winter solstice, Tuesday, December 21, 2010 in Arlington, VA. On Aug. 21, the moon will align perfectly between the sun and Earth effectively blocking most of the sun's light and casting a dark shadow on the Earth in its direct path.

"It's going to be unusual in some of the small towns of Nebraska and Missouri", he said of the total darkness, which will last 2 ½ minutes at the eclipse's peak. This will be the first total solar eclipse the us has seen since 1979.

"We talk about it a lot but a lot of us haven't seen one or don't know exactly what happens", said Sally Chilson, the library's learning and literacy coordinator. See NASA's Eye Safety During a Total Solar Eclipse page for a detailed safety guide, and if you do choose to view the total eclipse without eye protection, please exercise extreme caution during this time. More than 250 million Americans live within 600 miles of the solar eclipse path, which will undoubtedly lead to many late-season trips to do some skyward gazing.

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If the first day of fall classes at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln weren't hectic enough for the 25,000-plus students on campus, the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in almost a century will darken the early afternoon skies. Near the village of Cerulean, Kentucky between Hopkinsville, KY and Princeton, KY will the house the greatest extent (width) of the total eclipse.

"The sun will look like a thin crescent moon", Lattis said. With family coming in from out of town, I was proactive to purchase the special "eclipse glasses" promoted by the Hardin Planetarium so that we could safely view the sun.

It's never safe to look directly at the sun, even during an eclipse.

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Regardless of where you watch the eclipse from, be mindful of the weather forecast, as overcast skies across whatever location you choose to view from will ruin the experience, and observe normal precautions for being out in the Sun (such as wearing sunblock, covering your head and bringing along water). From our vantage point, it'll be a partial solar eclipse, meaning we won't get the full show of stars and darkness.

"The one thing no one wants to do is actually see this with the naked eye".

The total solar eclipse may have other lasting effects, suggested James Bullock, professor and chair of the physics and astronomy department at the University of California at Irvine.

Time to gear up for solar eclipse
Especially fanatical groups have even chartered a plane to fly alongside the path of totality to extend their viewing time. Below are some additional safety tips for eclipse observers before, during and after the August 21, 2017 solar eclipse .

Music City Solar Eclipse Festival, August 19-21, Nashville The Adventure Science Center will host three days of educational programming with speakers from NASA, the National Weather Service, and more, along with entertainment, food trucks, and exhibitors with hands-on demonstrations of 3-D printing, apps, sci-fi makeup, and more.

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