A Solar Sensation Over Campus

Solar-eclipse glasses will be distributed throughout campus at noon on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. Supply is limited; please be generous and share with a friend so that everyone has a chance to view the celestial spectacle.

Aug. 1-31, 2017 Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons Exhibit

  • Notable solar eclipses since 1878
  • Path of the 2017 solar eclipse
  • Solar eclipses, gravity, and general relativity

Aug. 21, 2017, 1-4 p.m. at the Kessler Campanile

  • Livestream video of the eclipse from the Georgia Tech Observatory
  • Astronomy-themed music, snacks
  • Hands-on activities
  • And more . . .

Rain Venue

In the event of rain on Aug. 21, activities will be held at the Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons, at the Starbucks level.


Brought to you by the College of Sciences and the Office of Undergraduate Education, with participation from the Georgia Tech Observatory, Georgia Tech Library, School of Aerospace Engineering, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, College of Computing, College of Design, and Institute Communications.

Special thanks to James Sowell, director of the Georgia Tech Observatory; Kirk Henderson, exhibits program manager at the Georgia Tech Library; and Renay San Miguel, communications officer at the College of Sciences.