On August 21st, 2017, there will be a Solar Eclipse! That's when the orbital path of the Moon causes it to cross between the Earth and the Sun briefly, blocking our sunlight. Depending on your location in the country, you will see different percentages of the Sun being blocked.
Below are some of the information resources we've gathered for you.
- How to view the eclipse safely (from NASA)
- Eclipse Across America 4-Hour Livestream (from NASA)
- Program at the State Museum: Learn At Lunchtime - The Eclipse Across America
- The “All-American” Eclipse: A Downloadable Guide for Public Libraries and Their Communities (PDF)
- Solar Vision App: iTunes App | Android App
- Interactive site showing what the eclipse will look like from your location
Interactive Eclipse Simulator from JPL - Jet Propulsion Laboratories:
For more information: NASA Eclipse Information Page