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-August 21, 2017 - Solar Eclipse - This will be a partial eclipse in northern Nevada - about 80% of the Sun will be covered - AT NO TIME DURING THE ECLIPSE IN NORTHERN NEVADA IS IT SAFE TO LOOK DIRECTLY AT THE SUN WITHOUT EYE PROTECTION! At no time will it become dark as we are not in the zone of totality. In the northern Nevada area the eclipse will begin at 9:04 AM, reach maximum at 10:20 AM, and end at 11:43 AM.




-Eclipses in northern Nevada - This is a great site that shows the timing of the eclipse in northern Nevada. This site also provides graphics that show the eclipse's progress over time.

-Everything You Need to Know about the 2017 Eclipse Great site that explains with graphics what is really happening during an eclipse.

-Eclipse links and resources from August 1st PD

-An Observer's Guide to Viewing the Eclipse - NSTA






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-Eclipse Ballooning Project - A team of educators from Nevada will be traveling to Idaho to launch high altitude balloons to photograph the total eclipse and collect data from 30,000 meters (100,000 feet). This site explains the project and provides more eclipse resources.

-Learning Is Messy Blog About the Ballooning Project

-There’s going to be an eclipse? So what?

-HAB Video Australia 2012

-Article and video from Australia 2012

-Video Patagonia 2010