Friday, September 1, 2017

Eclipse!, Wed 9/13 at 6:30, Visalia Library


Janet Wood (NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador)
Presented by the Mineral King Group of the Sierra Club and The Tulare County Library

Please join us on to hear Janet Wood speak about her experience observing the first total solar in the United States in 38 years. As a volunteer for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory public outreach program Solar System Ambassadors, Janet Wood features highlights from this year’s Total Solar Eclipse Tour. Come to hear her journey to the eclipse destination atop Rendezvous Mountain in Wyoming and the stops along the way. Enjoy a walk through prehistoric fossil beds, the volcanic world of the craters of the moon and the fascinating geological history of Idaho, Wyoming and even the Grand Tetons National Park. Learn of the world-class endangered raptor conservation program and gain insight into the solar eclipse phenomenon. With both modern science and historical mythology, this event is truly stellar!
‘Total Solar Eclipse: Nature’s Most Awesome Spectacle’ is sponsored by the Sierra Club’s Mineral King Group in partnership with the Tulare County Library and the Friends of the Tulare County Library. The Visalia Library is located at 200 W Oak Ave near downtown Visalia.