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RESERVATIONS ARE CLOSED! WE ARE SOLD OUT OF ECLIPSE VIEWING GLASSES. WILL CALL ORDERS MAY BE PICKED UP AT THE TECHNOLOGY BUILDING ROOM 105.

THE APSU BOOK STORE STILL HAS THE "GET ECLIPSED" BOOKS. THESE COME WITH 2 PAIR OF SOLAR VIEWING GLASSES. VISIT THE BOOK STORE ON CAMPUS SOON BEFORE THEY RUN OUT!

 

The next total eclipse will take place on Aug. 21, 2017, and Austin Peay State University, in Clarksville, Tennessee, is the ideal place to witness this extraordinary celestial event. That’s because the city is located along the eclipse’s path of totality, meaning it will go dark in Clarksville for about two minutes, and it is the only place near the centerline of the eclipse with a significant astronomy program. The APSU Department of Physics and Astronomy has an observatory with a 20-inch Ritchey-Chretien telescope, featuring the same optical design as NASA’s Hubble Telescope, and a respected faculty eager to help visitors get the most out of this once-in-a-lifetime event.

 

Dr. Karen Meisch, Eclipse Educator Coordinator, shares safety tips for viewing the total solar eclipse. 
   

 

Eclipse Education   The APSU Department of Physics and Astronomy is training students to serve as eclipse guides stationed at parks throughout the city. Look on the Events page for Educational opportunities for July and August and a special events on August 20th and August 21st at the Austin Peay downtown campus.
     
Eclipse Service   APSU is committed to serving our community and region as a partner for educational services. Click on Services to view some of the services we will provide to our region and to visitors to the area during the total solar eclipse of August 21, 2017.
     
Eclipse Events   APSU will host several public events leading up to the solar eclipse on August 21, 2017. Check this page regularly as more events will be added throughout the year. Have an event to share? Please email baileyk@apsu.edu with your event.
     
Eclipse News and Media   Visit the University's News & Media area to keep up with the latest information on the 2017 solar eclipse. 

 SPONSORSHIPS

 

 SOLAR CORONA

  • CDE LIGHTBAND
  • ENTERPRISE
  • FORTERA CREDIT UNION
  • RIVERVIEW INN
  • SAM'S CLUB

SOLAR FLARE

  • APSU WOMEN'S CLUB
  • CLARKSVILLE FAMILY DENTISTRY
  • DAIRY QUEEN
  • E.H. WEAKLEY, D.D.S., GENERAL DENTISTRY
  • FAMILY EYE CARE, DR. STEVEN ROUTLEDGE
  • LITTLE SCHOLARS MONTESSORI
  • RAJA HOT YOGA AND CLARKSVILLE CHEER EXTREME
  • SILKE'S OLD WORLD BREADS
  • US BANK
  • IN LOVING MEMORY OF REX AND WANITA

 

 

 

Eclipse map/figure/table/predictions courtesy of Fred Espenack, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center.

Mural Image in videos courtesy of APSU Student Mary Sencabaugh (Art/Physics and Astronomy) in Sundquist Science Center B313.