solar eclipse glassesTogether with our partners, NASA Eclipse 2017, the Adler Planetarium of Chicago and the Louisiana Space Consortium, eclipseSIU will feature a variety of events on campus the day of the eclipse, with the main one being a public viewing at the football stadium. Mat Kaplan, host and producer of Planetary Radio, which airs on 150 stations and online, will serve as host and guide. There also will be indoor viewing, talks and presentations, an arts and crafts fair, and an area dedicated to eclipse citizen science.

Planned Events

Eclipse Day at Saluki Stadium – August 21, 2017

Crossroads Astronomy, Science and Technology Expo – Aug. 20 and Aug. 21, 2017

Crossroads Art and Craft Fair – Aug. 20 and Aug. 21, 2017

Crossroads Festival: Carnival, music, food and fun – Aug. 18 – Aug. 21, 2017

Crossroads Eclipse 2017 Research Workshop (CERW 2017) – Aug. 19 – Aug. 21, 2017

Eclipse Comic Con 2017 – Aug. 19 – Aug. 20, 2017

Live taping of Planetary Radio with Mat Kaplan – Aug. 20, 2017