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Event: Great American Solar Eclipse 2017

Event: Great American Solar Eclipse 2017

Frosty Drew Nature Center & Observatory Events

When: Monday, August 21, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

On Monday, August 21, 2017, North America will experience a fabulous eclipse of the Sun. Frosty Drew Observatory will be open all day celebrating this spectacular event! Read more...
  • By: Frosty Drew Nature Center & Observatory Events
  • On: Tue, 20 Jun 2017 15:38:14 EDT

Incredible Solar Eclipse Images From Our Readers

Reported by Universe Today

Holy moly, that was awesome! Incredible, fantastic, amazing…there just aren’t the words to describe what it is like to experience totality. While I’m trying to come down to Earth and figure out how to explain how wonderful this was, enjoy...
  • By: Universe Today
  • On: Mon, 21 Aug 2017 22:29:49 +0000

New Study Says that Martian Weather May Get Snowy Overnight

Reported by Universe Today

A new study by a team of American and French researchers indicates that Mars experiences evening snowstorms, similar to "microburst" storms here on Earth. The post New Study Says that Martian Weather May Get Snowy Overnight appeared first on Universe Today...
  • By: Universe Today
  • On: Mon, 21 Aug 2017 22:17:50 +0000

NASA Live-Broadcasting 2017 Solar Eclipse!

Reported by Universe Today

NASA will be live-streaming their coverage of the 2017 Solar Eclipse today (August 21st, 2017) as it makes its way across the continental US The post NASA Live-Broadcasting 2017 Solar Eclipse! appeared first on Universe Today. ...
  • By: Universe Today
  • On: Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:30:32 +0000

Lagrange Points: Parking Places in Space

Reported by Space.com

A Lagrange point is a location in space where the interaction between gravitational and orbital forces creates a region of equilibrium where spacecraft can maintain constant orbits....
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:30:00 EDT

The Most Amazing 2017 Total Solar Eclipse Photos Taken From Space

Reported by Space.com

Here is a gallery of awesome photos of the ‘Great American Solar Eclipse’ taken by astronauts, satellites and stratospheric balloons!...
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Mon, 21 Aug 2017 06:45:00 EDT