Eclipse Live

Eclipse Live

NASA Eclipse 2017 Live – Streaming Video of August 21 Total Solar Eclipse

Today (Monday), August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Viewers around the world will be provided a wealth of images captured before, during, and after the eclipse by 11 spacecraft, at least three NASA aircraft, more than 50 high-altitude balloons, and the astronauts aboard the International Space Station – each offering a unique vantage point for the celestial event.

Live video streams of the August 21 total solar eclipse, from NASA Television and locations across the country, will be available on this page.
12 p.m. EDT (11 a.m. CDT) – Eclipse Preview Show, hosted from Charleston, South Carolina.
1 p.m. EDT (12 p.m. CDT) – Solar Eclipse: Through the Eyes of NASA.

This show will cover the path of totality the eclipse will take across the United States, from Oregon to South Carolina. The program will feature views from NASA research aircraft, high-altitude balloons, satellites and specially-modified telescopes. It also will include live reports from Charleston, as well as from Salem, Oregon; Idaho Falls, Idaho; Beatrice, Nebraska; Jefferson City, Missouri; Carbondale, Illinois; Hopkinsville, Kentucky; and Clarksville, Tennessee.

Resources and NASA links

SERIOUS SOLAR ECLIPSE WARNING

SERIOUS SOLAR ECLIPSE WARNING

The Good Friends Blog wants you to seriously consider this warning from HomeS A lot of organizations, including Practical Home Schooling, has convinced me NOT to look at the August 21 eclipse with the handy “solar filter” glasses someone gave me, or to let any kids around me do so.

From Michael Schecter, As an Optometrist , I want to express concern that I have about the solar eclipse on Monday, Aug 21. There are serious risks associated with viewing a solar eclipse directly, even with the use of solar filter glasses. Everyone should keep in mind if they or their children are considering this.

We have to keep in mind that some people will encounter the inability to control every aspect of this exercise. For instance, true solar eclipse glasses are made for adults, do not fit children well and should not be used without… click here for more of this Optometrist’s opinion.

Please, please be safe. Watch it on television.

Please read the rest of this article for how to stay safe, click here to get a doctors opinion.