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