2017 Total Solar Eclipse of the Sun

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About the Eclipse

A total solar eclipse is a rare event. On August 21, the St. Louis area will be one of the very best places to witness it just after 1:15 p.m. NOVA producers will have three live trucks in the area that day and Nine producers will be shooting footage as well. NOVA will capture the spectacular event in a special presentation at 9:00 p.m. to air hours after the eclipse takes place.

NOVA: Eclipse Over America

Join scientists and citizens alike as they observe the first total solar eclipse to traverse the US mainland in more than a generation. Discover the storied history of eclipse science and follow current, cutting-edge research into the solar corona.

Tune in for "NOVA: Eclipse Over America" on Monday, August 21 at 9:00 p.m. on Nine PBS, repeats Wednesday, August 23, 8:00 p.m.

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Eclipse Resources

Eclipse 101, live video streams, science facts, safety, and 2D and 3D printable pinhole projectors from NASA.
https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov

The St. Louis Eclipse Task Force has been working since 2014 to raise awareness of the eclipse. This site has a master calendar of events, local news articles, and more.
http://stlouiseclipse2017.org

The Saint Louis Science Center has information about eclipse day celebrations at the center, including presentations, demonstrations, and the Live Sky: Eclipse show at the James S. McDonnell Planetarium.
https://www.slsc.org/great-american-total-solar-eclipse