Interested in learning more about the rare Solar Eclipse occurring in the United States on April 8th? Larry Saunders and Teddy Oakey, trained NASA Partner Solar Eclipse Ambassadors, educate attendees about this special astronomical event. Included in the presentation will be information with details what a solar eclipse is, how often do they occur, a historical perspective, some interesting facts about solar eclipses and what is so special about the solar eclipse this year. There will be information about how and where to observe safely and optimally.
Program is free and open to the public.
Info about our presenters:
Larry Saunders – Provided astronomy presentations at McCormick Observatory for the past 25 years. Trained NASA Partner Solar Eclipse Ambassador.
Teddy Oakey – Second year University of Virginia Astronomy Major. Trained NASA Partner Solar Eclipse Ambassador.