See the Great American Eclipse of August 21, 2017
Your guide to the total solar eclipse
This book can be downloaded and read in iBooks on your Mac or iOS device.
Nature’s grandest spectacle is a total eclipse of the Sun and for the first time in several decades, a total solar eclipse is coming to the United States in 2017. “See the Great American Eclipse of August 21, 2017” is a richly illustrated and clearly written book that gives prospective eclipse viewers all the information needed to safely view the eclipse. The book is written in non-technical language that anyone can understand. Inside are sumptuous graphics that explain the essentials plus over 20 pages of detailed maps of the best places to go.
The book includes a description and photos of the magnificent spectacle of a total solar eclipse, a summary of how eclipses occur, a short history of eclipses seen in America, scientific results from eclipses, strategies to successfully view the eclipse, and 18 pages of gorgeous and detailed maps for finding a perfect spot to view the eclipse. This book is an essential planning resource as well as a memento for this celestial event.
The book topics are:
✔︎ The Splendor of Totality
✔︎ How to safely view the eclipse
✔︎ Sun, Moon, Earth
✔︎ Types of solar eclipses
✔︎ Timeline of the eclipse
✔︎ Strategy for success on eclipse day
✔︎ Great places to view the eclipse
✔︎ Science from solar eclipses
✔︎ Historical solar eclipses across America
✔︎ How dim is sunshine on outer planets?
✔︎ Solar eclipse facts
✔︎ Totality across America
✔︎ Path of totality ❁ Oregon
✔︎ Path of totality ❁ Oregon & Idaho
✔︎ Path of totality ❁ Idaho & Wyoming
✔︎ Path of totality ❁ Wyoming & Nebraska
✔︎ Path of totality ❁ Nebraska, Kansas & Missouri
✔︎ Path of totality ❁ Missouri & Illinois
✔︎ Path of totality ❁ Kentucky, Georgia, Tennessee, & North Carolina
✔︎ North American Eclipses Past and Future