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August 21, 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

SEclipse Events Schedule Available

There will be activities on the main Southeast Campus on Normal Avenue from 11am-1pm, including games, contests and inflatables, the Southeast River Campus will be hosting music, dancing and art activities and Houck will be host to an atmospheric balloon launch. View the schedule for details.

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Eclipse-Related Presentations & Activities

There are a variety of presentations and events taking place prior to and on the day of the Solar Eclipse. Check out what's going on around campus and the community.

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A total solar eclipse is unlike anything you've seen in your life. As totality approaches, you will see the astonishing sight of day turning to night and the Sun's corona blazing in the sky. An eclipse is a cosmic billiard shot - the Sun, Moon, and Earth line up to reveal the Sun's atmosphere, it's corona. Eclipses on Earth occur only because of an amazing celestial coincidence. In 2017 it will have been 26 years since the last American total solar eclipse. Totality visited the USA in 1905, 1918, 1932, 1945, 1963, 1970, 1972, 1979, and 1991.

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