2017 Solar Eclipse Across America Speaker Series

Date & Time
Multiple Days: 06/24/2017, 06/15/2017, 07/10/2017, 07/11/2017, 07/20/2017, 07/27/2017, 08/03/2017, 08/10/2017
Fee Information
free

  • June 15 The Great Jackson Eclipse of 2017, Samuel Singer, Director Wyoming Stargazing. • The first Total Solar Eclipse to visit the U.S. in 38 years will occur on Monday, August 21, 2017, and Jackson Hole could offer one of the best places in the nation to view it. Samuel Singer, Executive Director of Wyoming Stargazing, will explore this spectacular astronomical event through history and science. Meet in the Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center Auditorium, 7 pm.
  • June 24 The Eclipse of a Generation — Don’t Get Left Out of the Dark, Angela Speck, Professor of Astrophysics, Director of Astronomy, University of Missouri. • On August 21, 2017 there will be a total solar eclipse visible from a large swath of the U.S., and Columbia will have a front row seat. This is the first total solar eclipse across the Midwest in nearly a century, and the first one to be seen from Missouri in several centuries. Dr. Angela Speck, professor of astrophysics and director of astronomy at MU, will explain why solar eclipses happen and how to observe them safely. Meet in the Colter Bay Visitor Center Auditorium, 7 pm.
  • July 10 The All-American Eclipse: Come for the Sun, Stay for the Stars, Tyler Nordgren, Full Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Redlands. • Meet in the Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center Auditorium, 7 pm.
  • July 11 The All-American Eclipse: Come for the Sun, Stay for the Stars, Tyler Nordgren, Full Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Redlands. • Meet in the Colter Bay Visitor Center Auditorium, 4 pm.
  • July 20 Moments of Darkness - the history and science of solar eclipses, Bob Hoyle, Grand Teton seasonal ranger, Eclipse History. • Meet at the Colter Bay Amphitheater, 9 pm
  • July 27 Science from the Sky: Using Satellite Observations to Study National Parks, Bob VanGundy, Grand Teton volunteer astronomer, University of Virginia Professor • Meet at the Colter Bay Amphitheater, 9 pm.
  • Aug 3 Science from the Sky: Using Satellite Observations to Study National Parks, Bob VanGundy, Grand Teton volunteer astronomer, University of Virginia Professor • Meet in the Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center Auditorium, 7 pm.
  • Aug 10 Moments of Darkness - the history and science of solar eclipses, Bob Hoyle, Grand Teton seasonal ranger, Eclipse History. • Meet in the Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center Auditorium, 7 pm.


Location:
varies see listing

Fee Information:
free

Contact Name:
CTDVC or CBVC

Contact Phone Number:
307-739-3594

Last updated: March 1, 2017

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