NASA Eclipse

We have no eclipse glasses to give away!

(They are only available for registered attendees

of our now-filled event on Monday.)

Here are some alternate options:

DO NOT look directly into the sun! For more details and information about this rare event, please visit the NASA Eclipse website: https://go.nasa.gov/2vLYyab


 

 

Monday, August 21, 2017

Fairfield Woods Branch Library

2:00 pm

Don’t miss this historic event! Every registered attendee will receive a free pair of NASA-approved eclipse viewing glasses at the event. Activities will include: Make a Pocket Sun Clock, Solar System Sorting Games, Learn about UV Rays with UV Bracelets, and Draw the Eclipse art project. Rain or shine, we’ll also be streaming all the action from NASA’s Eclipse Live site! Registration is required. This event is provided courtesy of the NASA @ My Library Grant.

 


More Info About the Eclipse

Total Solar Eclipse 2017 Path USA Map
This unique map shows the path of the moon’s umbral shadow – in which the sun will be completely obscured by the moon – during the total solar eclipse of Aug. 21, 2017, as well as the fraction of the sun’s area covered by the moon outside the path of totality. The lunar shadow enters the United States near Lincoln City, Oregon, at 9:05 a.m. PDT. Totality begins in the United States in Lincoln City, Oregon, at 10:16 a.m. PDT. The total eclipse will end in Charleston, South Carolina, at 2:48 p.m. EDT. The lunar shadow leaves the United States at 4:09 p.m. EDT. A partial eclipse will be visible throughout the United States. Courtesy of nasa.gov

Get Ready for the 2017 Solar Eclipse

Launch Eclipse 2017 Interactive

In this interactive, web-based 3D simulation, you can click anywhere on the Earth to preview your view of the August 21st, 2017 total eclipse.