Total Eclipse Event at Rockmart Library

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Name: Total Eclipse Event at Rockmart Library
Date: August 21, 2017
Time: 11:45 AM - 2:30 PM EDT
Event Description:

The Rockmart Library will be hosting a Solar Eclipse Viewing Event on Monday, August 21st. There will be a large screen viewing of NASA's live streaming coverage starting at 11:45am 
EDT (totality occurs around 2:30pm) Drop in as you wish and leave when you want! We have a limited number of free Official Solar Viewing glasses to hand out during that time. 
On August 21, 2017, NASA EDGE will join forces with the NASA Heliophysics Education Consortium, the University of Southern Illinois Carbondale, and Lunt Solar Systems to air a 4-hour 30-minute live webcast of the total solar eclipse from outside Saluki Stadium at Southern Illinois University Carbondale in Illinois. The webcast will begin airing at 11:45 AM EDT (3:45 PM UTC). During course of the Megacast, NASA EDGE will be tracking the eclipse as it starts in Oregon and makes its way across the country ending in South Carolina. You will be introduced to some of the leading experts in the field of Heliosphysics and learn all about the Sun-Earth Connection. Lunt Solar Systems will be providing high resolution and stunning imagery of the eclipse in three different wavelengths of light: Hydrogen-Alpha, Calcium-K, and white light. Oh by the way, you will experience a scientific balloon launch from inside Saluki Stadium, observe several science demonstrations, learn how you can become a citizen scientist, and engage with subject matter experts through social media. So if you're unable to view the eclipse in person, don't worry. Sit back, relax and let NASA EDGE turn your location into the best seat in the house!
Rockmart Library
316 N Piedmont Ave., Bldg. 201
Date/Time Information:
Monday, August 21
11:45 am - 2:30 pm
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