Solar Eclipse – 21 August 2017

Update 08/24/17: A big “THANK YOU” to everyone who volunteered and helped distributing glasses¬†across campus!

GAP has been invited to volunteer for events during the SOLAR ECLIPSE on August 21st, the first day of the fall semester! GaTech will experience about a 97% eclipse (wow) between the hours 1-4 PM.

This is a chance to show off  the physics presence on campus while helping returning students get excited about a new semester!

Volunteers may be asked to :

  • Distributing solar-eclipse glasses at various campus locations at noon on August 21. We need 8-10 people to distribute around Tech Green, Clough, Student Center, and at Barnes & Noble in Tech Square.

  • Assisting with activities around the Kessler Campanile at 1-4 PM on Aug. 21.

  • Ask the Experts talent to answer questions about the eclipse and related phenomena

Please contact Anna Miettinen or James McInerney to volunteer:

Path of totality:

Path of total solar eclipse