We meet monthly in the historic Grove Theater at 123 Randolph Road, Oak Ridge, TN. Meetings take place on the third Wednesday of each month and we gather at 7:00 p.m. (1900 hours) for coffee and conversation with our program beginning 15 minutes thereafter. For directions, please click here. The program is free and open to the public.
Our next meeting will be held on Wednesday January 18, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Juan Carbajo, PhD, from ORNL will be our speaker.
This presentation will cover different aspects of the total solar eclipse that will take place on August 21, 2017, over the continental United States. Weather prospects and places to observe the eclipse in East Tennessee will be discussed. Also, pictures of past eclipses and locations for future eclipses will be presented.
The last total solar eclipse he observed was over the Svalbard Islands, near the North Pole, on March 20, 2015.