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Jun
27

Public can safely view August 21 eclipse through telescopes at City Hall

Time:6/27/17 at 10:15 am - 8/23/17 at 10:15 am
Location:

Athens’ Sandy Creek Nature Center will bring telescopes downtown to City Hall for the Aug. 21 solar eclipse.

UGA Geography's Professor John Knox contributed to this article.

http://onlineathens.com/local-news/2017-06-26/public-can-safely-view-aug-21-eclipse-through-telescopes-city-hall

Jul
06

Eclipse Blackout 2017

Time:7/6/17 at 9:10 am - 8/22/17 at 9:10 am
Location:Sanford Stadium, Monday, August 21, 2017, from 1 pm to 4 pm (Peak Darkness 2:38 pm)
Host:Dr. John Knox

UGA is in a great position to view a 99.1% "blackout" from a total solar eclipse.

 

Why you should come:

Free custom GA viewing glasses to the first 5,000 guests

Optimal viewing from the stadium (Peak Darkness 2:38 pm)

Views from around world on the Jumbo Screen

and more . . . 

Aug
21

UGA will open Sanford Stadium for Aug. 21 eclipse

Time:8/21/17 at 1:00 pm - 8/21/17 at 4:00 pm
Location:Monday, August 21, 2017, at Sanford Stadium, from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sponsored By:GA Athletic Association, Franklin College Arts and Sciences, Dr. John Knox, UGA Atmospheric Sciences Program, and UGA Geography
Host:John Knox

2017 ECLIPSE BLACKOUT