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Eclipse 2017 Presentations and Trainings

Updated on June 13, 2017 - 7:55 PM CDT
Posted on June 13, 2017 - 7:42 PM CDT

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Dr. Patricia Reiff, veteran of 15 trips to the center line (13 total and 2 annular, with only two clouded out), has been presenting many eclipse trainings, webinars, and public talks about the eclipse. These talks include eclipse animations created with HEC support. 

Recent presentations include:

•ESIP “Out to Lunch” webinar May 17 (available at )

•“Earth to Sky” webinar May 25:  Available at

•Engineering and Science Council of Houston Keynote Address “Space Weather, MMS and the Eclipse 2017”, June 1, 2017, Houston

•Night Sky Festival: March 18, Dripping Springs, TX (in Discovery Dome)

•Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Woodlands, TX (Mar 20-24) (in Discovery Dome)

•National Science Teachers Assn, Los Angeles, Mar 30-April 1 (in Discovery Dome)

•Upcoming:  teacher trainings in person and online (select the best time at )

So far, over 6,000 pair of eclipse glasses have been given out in these events, mostly paid for by the partnering company ePlanetarium, but in later events some were supplied by Google/Megamovie.


•ESIP Federation (

•Earth To Sky (

•Engineering and Science Council of Houston

•Rice University / HEC

•ePlanetarium (travel)