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Resources on solar eclipses.
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Sun Moon Earth - Tyler Nordgren
Call Number: Science : Nordgren : 01/2017
ISBN: 9780465060924
Publication Date: 2016-09-13

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Celestial Shadows - John Westfall; William Sheehan
ISBN: 9781493915354
Publication Date: 2014-11-19

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Total Addiction - Kate Russo
ISBN: 9783642304811
Publication Date: 2012-08-01

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Totality - Mark Littmann; Ken Willcox; Fred Espenak
Call Number: QB541 .L69 2008
ISBN: 0199532095
Publication Date: 2008-09-22

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Total Solar Eclipses and How to Observe Them - Martin Mobberley
ISBN: 9780387698281
Publication Date: 2007-08-03

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Mask of the Sun - John Dvorak
Call Number: Science : Dvorak : 04/2017
ISBN: 9781681773308
Publication Date: 2017-03-07

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American Eclipse - David Baron
Call Number: Science : Baron : 06/2017
ISBN: 9781631490163
Publication Date: 2017-06-06

Local Eclipse Resources

Related Databases

    A searchable database of full-text scientific papers, in the fields of physics, mathematics, non-linear science, computer science, and quantitative biology.
  • Web of Science  
    ISI Web of Science, an integrated Web-based platform, provides high-quality content and the tools to access, analyze, and manage research information.
  • ADS
    ADS is a free resource that indexes and provides abstracts from journals and conferences, primarily in astronomy and astrophysics as well as in general physics and engineering.
  • JSTOR  
    Along with scientific articles, includes eclipse related resources in various subjects such as anthropology, history, art, religion, and more.

Government Resources

  • NASA Eclipses and Transits
    NASA's main site on transits, lunar eclipses, and solar eclipses.
  • NASA's 2017 Eclipse Site
    Special site dedicated to the 2017 total solar eclipse.
  • NASA Image Library
    Find images, videos, and audio relating to many astronomy related topics including eclipses.
  • USNO Eclipse Portal
    Site intended to provide visibility information on solar and lunar eclipses.
  • USNO Solar Eclipse Computer
    Search for solar eclipse information for cities across the United States or locations worldwide. Provides the Time, duration of totality, magnitude, and obscuration for the location.
  • European Space Agency
    ESA's solar eclipse overview featuring basic eclipse information and observational information from past solar eclipses visible in Europe.

Popular Eclipse Websites

  • Eclipse Chasers
    Website for those that view eclipses around the world and includes cartoons, photography, and trip reports.
  • Eclipse Guy
    Website created by a film producer to encourage others to view eclipses. It includes photos, calendars, numerous videos, and a database listing dramatic films and documentaries dealing with eclipses.
  • EclipseWise
    Website maintained by retired NASA astrophysicist Fred Espenak. Includes large amounts of data and eclipse predictions beneficial for those interested in astrophysics & scientific research.
  • Mr. Eclipse
    Website also by Fred Espenak. This site focuses more on eclipse photography, gives plenty of details for beginners, and includes special sections such as eclipse quotations, images of eclipse stamps, etc.
  • Eclipsophile
    Meteorologists run this site that is dedicated to climate and weather for celestial events.
  • Solar Eclipse Interactive Google Maps
    Website by Xavier M. Jubier that provides Google Maps relating to solar eclipses and their paths across the Earth's surface.

Children's Books in the IMC

Eclipse: Darkness to Daytime - Franklyn M. Branley; Donald Crews (Illustrator)
Call Number: IMC 523.7 B82e 1988
ISBN: 0690046197
Publication Date: 1988-06-01

The Day the Sun Disappeared - John Hamberger
Call Number: IMC E H199d
Publication Date: 1964

Someone Is Eating the Sun - Ruth A. Sonneburn; Eric Gurney (Illustrator)
Call Number: IMC E S69so
ISBN: 0394829174
Publication Date: 1974-09-12


Novels Featuring Solar Eclipses

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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court - Mark Twain
Call Number: 813.4 C625C1949
ISBN: 9781681464985

Voyage - Sterling Hayden
Call Number: 813.54 H415v 1976
ISBN: 0399116656
Publication Date: 1976-12-29

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Nightfall - Isaac Asimov; Robert Silverberg
Call Number: 813.5 A8325NIGH
ISBN: 9781299231191

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Shooting the Sun - Max Byrd
Call Number: PS3552.Y675 S47 2004
ISBN: 0553802089
Publication Date: 2003-12-30

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