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Eclipse
 

Something extraordinary is about to happen…
A mighty darkness is about to descend upon the land.


Within the next few weeks, people from all over planet Earth will begin to converge on the United States. These are people who make it a point to travel to wherever the Moon's shadow is going to touch the earth, and position themselves in a spot carefully chosen - sometimes years in advance - to ensure they experience this magnificent event. 

These people will travel from all over the world - through miles of desert or frozen wasteland, braving the harshest of conditions...for just a short glimpse of an Eclipsed Sun. 

They’re coming to America, because for the first time in 100 years, a Total Solar Eclipse will traverse our great country from coast to coast, and we will play host to the world's eclipse-chasers. For those of us who already live here, but have never seen an eclipse, this is the opportunity of a lifetime - to see the most beautiful thing on the planet…

Hundreds of cities along the path of the “Eclipse Across America” are getting prepared for the massive crowds and creating official eclipse viewing areas ensuring the comfort, enjoyment and safety of their guests. The millions who will converge on those sites to view the eclipse have already begun the countdown to eclipse day, and nothing will stand in their way!!!

Then, on August 21st, 2017 the party begins...
No human action can disrupt the incessant dance of the cosmos, and the Moon's shadow will not wait for you if you're not ready. Like a mindless juggernaut, it plows its way through space on a collision course with Earth. As predicted by astronomers’ decades in advance, the shadow arrives with perfect accuracy, and touches down in the North Pacific Ocean at local sunrise.

At that spot, the Sun will actually rise while totally eclipsed.
This is a sight few humans have ever witnessed. And will be one of the most extraordinary visual events in all of human history. Then, a moment later, the entire Shadow of the Moon will be racing westward across the surface of the Pacific Ocean at supersonic speeds on its way to America, and on its way to us!

The Shadow of the Moon will cross the United States in only 1 hour, 33 minutes and 16 seconds. But in that time, tens of millions of people in our country will have had their perceptions, and their lives, changed forever.

Get ready - It is a magnificent sight to behold – and it’s on its way…


Schedule a Special LinkLive Multimedia Event
Available starting Monday, May 1 through Saturday, August 19, special 30-45 minute multimedia events titled "Eclipse Across America, Standing in the Shadow of the Moon" are available for a variety of venues.

If you would like to schedule this unique, educational and engaging event for your school, library or business group, please fill out the form below. Schedule early, this LinkLive multimedia event is highly popular and available only on a first come-first served basis.


 
 

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