Area Solar Eclipse Activities and Events

Solar Eclipse Activities on August 21st 2017
This is only a list of activities/events that we know about.

 

Upper Moreland Free Library                                1- 4 PM           Click here for details
109 Park Avenue Willow Grove, PA

Jarrett Nature Center                                                 12 – 4 PM         Click here for details
411 Babylon Rd, Horsham, PA

Southampton Free Library                                      1:30 – 3 PM    Click here for details
947 Street Road Southampton, PA

Warminster Free Library                                        1 – 2 PM         (Event is fully booked)
1076 Emma Lane Warminster, PA

Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library            1 – 4 PM         Click here for details
680 Radcliffe Street  Bristol, PA

Tyler State Park                                                            1 – 4 PM         Safe solar viewing through a telescope
101 Swamp Rd, Newtown, PA
In parking lot closest to the Newtown-Yardley bypass

Bucks County Community College                      1 – 4 PM         Click here for details
275 Swamp Rd, Newtown, PA

The Franklin Institute                                               12 – 4              Click here for details
222 N 20th St, Philadelphia, PA

Norristown Library                                                    1:30 – 4 PM    Click here for details
1001 Powell St, Norristown, PA

 

Eclipse Live Streams
https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/eclipse-live-stream
https://www.timeanddate.com/live/
https://www.exploratorium.edu/eclipse
http://www.cnn.com/specials/vr/total-solar-eclipse-2017/
ABC TV two hour special from 1 – 3 PM EST
Pinhole Projector Links
https://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/make-pinhole-projector.html
https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/12638
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4_iGzszOsfQ

Eclipse Web Links

Total Eclipse Live Streams https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/eclipse-live-stream https://www.exploratorium.edu/eclipse What time is the eclipse? https://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/ Pinhole Viewers https://youtu.be/vWMf5rYDgpc http://hilaroad.com/camp/projects/eclipse_viewer/eclipse_viewer.html Eclipse Safety https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/safety https://www.space.com/35555-total-solar-eclipse-safety-tips.html Eclipse Information https://www.greatamericaneclipse.com/ https://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/solar.html Certified Solar Safe Eclipse Glasses (where to buy) Rainbow Symphony https://www.rainbowsymphony.com/eclipse-glasses/ American Paper Optics https://www.amazon.com/American-Paper-Optics/pages/10809333011 Thousand

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2017 Perseid Meteor Shower

Perseid MeteorsPeople have fond memories sitting out on warm summer nights enjoying this annual meteor shower. It often gets some exposure by the media, but rarely do they take the time to explain some key aspects of the event. Let’s review some

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May 3 meeting: Telescopes, our favorite tools!

The special presentation will deal with aspects of the telescope for observing; types, advantages/disadvantages, selection and maintenance. We will also have a silent auction for a variety of telescopes that have been donated to BMAA (large, small and in-between). Our meetings, starting at 7:30 pm, are open to the public

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