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Total Solar Eclipse on August 21st

Posted by Chris in Tampa on 8/11/2017, 9:08 pm

Blog post from Bob Henson:
https://www.wunderground.com/cat6/eclipse-mania-2017-where-will-you-be

Map of libraries that may have free glasses:
http://spacescience.org/software/libraries/map.php

"We have distributed over 2 million free eclipse glasses and 4,000 education kits to over 7,000 library locations (public libraries, state libraries, book mobiles, tribal libraries). This represents nearly one half of all libraries in the country."

You may want to call to see if they have some left. They may only distribute them during special programs and I'm sure many are already out.

This is an interesting little animation to see what the eclipse might be like. Enter your location:
https://eclipsemega.movie/simulator

More info:
https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/eclipse-maps
https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/downloadables
https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/

Closeup map of eclipse across US (pdf you can zoom in on):
https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/eclipse_full_map.pdf

Or, interactive map where you can click your exact location and it tells you the exact percentage the sun will be obscured and the time:
https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/interactive_map/index.html

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