Total Eclipse of the Sun

August 21, 2017   10 am – 1 pm

Join us at Kuna Library as we celebrate the

Total Eclipse of the Sun! 

Bring your own picnic and join us for activities and crafts

Picnic

 and even a free pair of eclipse glasses to safely watch the eclipse. 

Eclipse Glasses

The eclipse begins at 10:10 am and ends at 12:50 pm with the total eclipse happening at 11:27 am and lasting approximately two minutes. 

 

 Wednesday, August 16 from 1-2 pm 

KIVI-TV’s Chief Meteorologist  Scott DorvalScott Dorval will visit Kuna Library to help us prepare for our Total Eclipse of the Sun event

What is a solar eclipse? 

During a total solar eclipse the moon appears to completely cover the sun resulting in darkness
and a drastic drop in temperatures.
The eclipse will darken the skies over a 70 mile wide path stretching from Oregon to South Carolina
Idaho is in the path

Eclipse Map of Idaho

  

To learn more about the solar eclipse take a look at the videos and websites listed below

Videos

  • 2017 Eclipse PSA
  • What is a Solar Eclipse?
  • 2017 Eclipse FAQS
  • ¿Qué es un eclipse solar?
  • Intro to Heliophyscics

 

 

Websites

American Astronomical Society

Astronomical society of the Pacific: Eclipse Resource Guide

Fiske Planetarium

Great American Eclipse

Museum Alliance Resources

NASA’s 2017 Eclipse Website

NASA’s Eyes

National Science Teachers Association

Night Sky Network Eclipse Resources