Solar Eclipse Viewing Celebrations

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Solar Eclipse Viewing Celebrations


The Viewing

When:  Monday, August 21 at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT

Where:  Cruz Plaza at Mercer University's Macon Campus

What:  Dr. Matt Marone, department of physics, will set up his solar telescope and project the image to a screen in Cruz Plaza. There will be 100 pairs of NASA-approved eclipse glasses provided. The image from Dr. Marone’s telescope will also be streamed via Facebook live on the official Mercer University page.

How:  Live streaming available through Mercer University and NASA


The Celebrations

In celebration of this event, Tarver Library will have a solar eclipse display. This display will be located by the Circulation Desk on the 2nd/main floor of the library and be available for viewing from August 9-31. Additionally, "Make Your Own Pinhole Viewer" will take place on the main floor from August 9-21. Supplies for making a pinhole viewer to view the solar eclipse will be provided.

On August 21, enjoy celestial snacks at all locations (Atlanta/Douglas/Henry/Macon).

Did You Know? Eclipse Facts

Learn more about these and other great questions about the 2017 solar eclipse from NASA!