Tag: eclipse

Solar Eclipse at UW-Green Bay

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Undaunted by a cloudy forecast, the UW-Green Bay community gathered outdoors to witness and celebrate the total solar eclipse (Wisconsinites in the Northeast saw about 80%). With safety in mind, faculty, staff, students and Phoenix family members shared eclipse safety glasses and homemade pinhole projector boxes to observe the solar phenomena. We even heard there […]

Reminder: Campus eclipse viewing, about Noon to 2:30

A reminder: Adam Novotny, program coordinator for the Office of Student Life, encourages you to watch the eclipse the right way this afternoon. “There is a wrong and right way to watch the solar eclipse next Monday! Stop by the Office of Student Life (UU 150) as we have some eclipse glasses you can borrow to watch […]

Share your eclipse photos (but take them carefully)

Will you be viewing the eclipse on campus? Social media coordinator Jena Richter Landers invites you to share photos of your viewing and the effects of the eclipse on campus (crescent-shaped light across campus, group shots of spectators in eclipse glasses, etc.) Send photos to socialmedia@uwgb.edu or use #uwgbeclipse to share photos on Twitter and Instagram. To avoid eye and […]

80 percent coverage will still produce some ‘phenomenal phenomena’ UW-Green Bay’s Welsch says

Local residents may not get to see the sun’s corona, “Baily’s beads” or the “diamond ring” effect that occurs just before the moon completely blocks the sun, but UW-Green Bay Assistant Professor of Physics Brian Welsch said the 80 percent coverage will still produce some phenomenal phenomena. The Green Bay Press-Gazette spoke with Welsch last […]

Welsch, Moore receive local coverage on the solar eclipse

UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Brian Welsch led “Oh, the Things You’ll See! A 30-minute Discussion of the Upcoming Eclipse,” Friday, Aug. 11 in the Christie Theatre. A total solar eclipse will be observable around midday Monday, August 21 along a path spanning the United States. While the path of totality will miss Wisconsin, the sun […]

Reminder: Prof. Welsch to share eclipse expertise

Join UW-Green Bay faculty member Brian Welsch for “Oh, the Things You’ll See! A 30-minute Discussion of the Upcoming Eclipse,” from 12:30 to 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11 in the Christie Theatre, University Union. On Monday, August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will be observable around midday along a path spanning the United States. […]