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Eclipse! at Visalia Public Library

Sep
13
Sep 13, 2017 | 06:30PM - 07:30PM
Total Solar Eclipse: Nature’s Most Awesome Spectacle spnsored by Janet Wood Presented by the Mineral King Group of the Sierra Club & The Tulare County Library. Sponsored by the Friends of the Tulare County Library.

This illustrated presentation by NASA/JPL volunteer Janet Wood features highlights from this year’s Total Solar Eclipse Tour sponsored by The Planetary Society. Janet will share her journey to the Eclipse destination atop Rendezvous Mountain in Wyoming with stops along the way to see a world-class endangered raptor conservation program, prehistoric fossils beds, the volcanic world of Craters of the Moon, and some of the fascinating geological history of of Idaho and Wyoming, including Grand Tetons National Park. The program culminates in an exploration of the phenomenon of solar eclipses, combining both modern science and historical mythology.

Janet Wood is a volunteer for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory public outreach program Solar System Ambassadors. Janet is a long-time space exploration enthusiast and has been involved as a presenter for JPL since 2002. This presentation is co-sponsored by Sierra Club’s Mineral King Group and the Tulare County Library.