Monthly Archives : October 2016

Vanderbilt’s Dyer Observatory – ready for the eclipse!

Students and teachers regularly visit Vanderbilt’s Dyer Observatory in Brentwood, Tennessee, located just out Nashville, to learn about astronomy and space science. The Observatory staff is gearing up for the total solar eclipse to pass right overhead on August 21, 2017, and they have developed a web site page that offers some great…

Take a tour to totality!

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Orbit Oregon is based in … drumroll, please! … Portland, Oregon. We just learned Portland Community College instructor Toby Dittrich will be leading a tour around the Northwest in August 2017 with the total solar eclipse as the main event! Folks on the tour will see scenic highlights of Oregon including the…