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Astronomy : Solar Eclipse 2017 Resources

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Solar Eclipse

 Solar eclipse: public domain. 1912. Wikimedia commons.

Videos

These are from Films on Demand.

“Total Solar Eclipse” Empire of the sun [Video file]. (2010). Retrieved August 14, 2017, from https://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=97701&xtid=43918

“Solar eclipse” Physics: Properties of light [Video file]. (2001). Retrieved August 14, 2017, from https://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=97701&xtid=34098

Empire of the sun [Video file]. (2010). Retrieved August 14, 2017, from https://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=97701&xtid=43918

Articles

Articles

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These are just a few to get you started!

For background information, try Gale Virtual Reference Library. For more information, try EBSCOhost or Science Full Text Select.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Collins, G. W., II. (2014). Eclipse. In K. L. Lerner & B. W. Lerner (Eds.), The Gale Encyclopedia of Science (5th ed., Vol. 3, pp. 1453-1456). Farmington Hills, MI: Gale.

Lang, K. R. (2015). Solar Atmosphere. In J. Trefil (Ed.), Discoveries in Modern Science: Exploration, Invention, Technology (Vol. 3, pp. 1019-1025). Farmington Hills, MI: Macmillan Reference USA.

Pasachoff, J. M. (2015). Sunspots and the Solar Cycle. In J. Trefil (Ed.), Discoveries in Modern Science: Exploration, Invention, Technology (Vol. 3, pp. 1080-1084). Farmington Hills, MI: Macmillan Reference USA.

Sun. (2012). In J. F. McCoy (Ed.), Space Sciences (2nd ed., Vol. 2, pp. 357-364). Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA

EBSCOhost

Intro

Pasachoff, D. (2017). The What and Why. Dig Into History, 19(1), 4

History

Butler, G. (2017, August 2). Solar eclipses in history: A sense of doom turns to awe of science. Oregonian, The (Portland, OR).

Dennis Overbye The New York, T. (2017, August 6). The 1919 eclipse that proved Einstein right (and revealed the universe). Toronto Star (Canada).

Maor, E. (2017). 1925 An eclipse like no other. Sky & Telescope, 133(1), 66.

Mohammad Mozaffari, S. (2013). Historical annular solar eclipses. Journal Of The British Astronomical Association, 123(1), 33-36.

Pang, A. S. (1993). The social event of the season: Solar eclipse expeditions and Victorian culture. ISIS: Journal Of The History Of Science In Society, 84(2), 252.

Williams, L. (2017, August 9). Most watched eclipse in history could answer the question of whether life can survive on Mars. Orange County Register, The (Santa Ana, CA).

Preparation

Fulco, C. (2017). Making a Pinhole Camera. Dig Into History, 19(1), 27.

Oltion, J. (2017). Make a Solar Filter. Sky & Telescope, 133(6), 38.

Photographing the eclipse

How To Shoot a Solar Eclipse. (2017). Sky & Telescope, 134(2), 14.

The Sun

Boyle, R. (2014). Strangest star. New Scientist, 223(2987), 38-41.

Other

Beard, D. (2003). Why there cannot be two successive pure total solar eclipses. Journal Of The British Astronomical Association, 113(4)  220.<--math

Bělík, M., Barczyński, K., & Marková, E. (2013). Dynamic of Polar Plumes Observed During 2006, 2008, 2009 and 2010 Total Solar Eclipses. Solar Physics, 284(2), 439-445.

Hanaoka, Y., Nakazawa, J., Ohgoe, O., Sakai, Y., & Shiota, K. (2014). Coronal Mass Ejections Observed at the Total Solar Eclipse on 13 November 2012. Solar Physics, 289(7), 2587-2599.

Science Full Text Select

Background Information

Ciabby, C. (2014). The Real Sun, Unmasked. American Scientist, 102(4), 304-308.

Deans, P. (2017). Coming to "Terms" with Solar Eclipses. Mercury, 46(2), 22.

Crockett, C. (2015). Tiny explosions add up to heat corona. Science News, 187(11), 7

How To

Talcott, R. (2017). A step-by-step guide to the Great American Eclipse. Astronomy, 45(8), 26-31.

Van Flandern, T., & Espenak, F. (2015). Centerline or Edge: Where to View a Total Solar Eclipse. Mercury, 44(4), 19-24.

Reynolds, M. (2017). Expert tips on imaging. Astronomy, 45(8), 70.

Fienberg, R. T. (2017). Solar Eclipse Eye Safety: Facts and Fallacies. Mercury, 46(2), 28-32.

What to look for in a total solar eclipse, but San Diego will only have a partial.

Pasachoff, J. M. (2017). The Great Solar Eclipse of 2017. Scientific American, 317(2), 54.