This is an insert adapted from the book Solar Science: Exploring Sunspots, Seasons, Eclipses, and More published by the National Science Teachers Association (NTSA), authored by Dennis Schatz and Andrew Fraknoi. It explains how eclipses work, how to safely view them, and what viewers can expect from the 2017 total eclipse event.
Developed by Andrew Fraknoi, Denis Schatz, and the National Science Teachers' Association
National Science Teachers' Association
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