Eclipse 2017 @ Georgia Tech

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Monday August 21, 2017
      1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Kessler Campanile, Georgia Tech campus
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  • Fee(s):
    N/A
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Contact

A. Maureen Rouhi, Ph.D.
Director of Communications
College of Sciences

Summaries

Summary Sentence: Experience this rare solar spectacle with the rest of the Georgia Tech community at Kessler Campanile

Full Summary: The solar eclipse on Aug. 21, 2017, will be visible at 97% totality on the Georgia Tech campus, weather permitting. The College of Sciences and the Office of Undergraduate Education invite everyone to a community viewing and other activities by the Kessler Campanile.  

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VIEW SAFELY

Never look at the sun without special eye protection. Solar-eclipse glasses will be distributed around campus at noon on Aug. 21, 2017. Supply is limited; please share so that everyone has a chance to safely view the celestial spectacle.

VIEW TOGETHER

From 1 to 4 PM, come to the Kessler Campanile for

  • Livestream of eclipse from the Georgia Tech Observatory’s telescope
  • Astronomy-related music, snacks
  • Hands-on activities
  • And more ...

LEARN MORE IN ADVANCE 

VISIT the exhibit at the Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons

  • Notable solar eclipses since 1878
  • Path of the 2017 solar eclipse
  • Solar eclipses, gravity, and general relativity

VISIT www.cos.gatech.edu/Eclipse for

  • Safety information          
  • Eclipse-related research
  • Eclipses in popular culture
  • Astronomy-related videos
  • Other informative websites

 RAIN VENUE

In the event of rain, activities will be held at the Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons, at the Starbucks level.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Brought to you by the College of Sciences and the Office of Undergraduate Education, with participation from the Georgia Tech Observatory, Georgia Tech Library, School of Aerospace Engineering, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, College of Computing, College of Design, and Institute Communications.

Special thanks to James Sowell, director of the Georgia Tech Observatory; Kirk Henderson, exhibits program manager at the Georgia Tech Library; and Renay San Miguel, communications officer at the College of Sciences.

         

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Additional Information

In Campus Calendar
Yes
Groups

Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics and Computing (CEISMC), College of Sciences, School of Biological Sciences, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, School of Mathematics, School of Physics, School of Psychology, Center for the Science and Technology of Advanced Materials and Interfaces (STAMI)

Invited Audience
Faculty/Staff, Public, Graduate students, Undergraduate students
Categories
Other/Miscellaneous
Keywords
Eclipse 2016 @ Georgia Tech, College of Sciences
Status
  • Created By: A. Maureen Rouhi
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Jul 5, 2017 - 4:32pm
  • Last Updated: Jul 16, 2017 - 4:24pm