Time of Totality in Corvallis, OR  –  Monday, August 21, 2017  –  according to Eclipsewise.com

10:16:56 AM Totality begins

10:18:36 AM Totality ends

Be Ready!

Lib Lab on the Solar Eclipse

get ready for totality image

Stop by the Corvallis Library lobby now thru August 22 to view a display featuring eclipse information from Heart of the Valley Astronomers and OSU Astronomy Club.

Resources For Adults


Budget Astrography
Hall, Alan  522.63 HALL

Legault, Thierry 522.63 LEGAULT

Astrography Manual: A Practical and Scientific Approach to Deep Space Imaging
Woodhouse, Chris  522.63 WOODHOUS

A Field Guide to the Stars and Planets
Pasachoff, Jay 523 PASACHOF

Eclipse Bulletin: Total Solar Eclipse of 2017 August 21  (Not for checkout)
Espenak, Fred  REF 523.ESPENAK

Nearest Star: the Surprising Science of Our Sun
Golub, L. 523.7 GOLUB

The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Sun
Lang, Kenneth R. 523.703 LANG

Mask of the Sun: The Science, History and Forgotten Lore of Eclipses
Dvorak, John 523.78 DVORAK

Totality: The Great American Eclipses of 2017 and 2024
Littmann, Mark 523.78 LITTMANN

Totality: Eclipses of the Sun
Littmann, Mark 523.78 LITTMANN 1999

Go see the eclipse: and take a kid with you: preparing for the August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse
Percival, Chap 523.78 PERCIVAL

In the Shadow of the Moon: the Science, Magic, and Mystery of Solar Eclipses
Aveni, Anthony 523.7809 AVENI

Your Guide to the 2017 total solar eclipse
New Non-fiction 523.7809 BAKICH

Sun, Moon, Earth: the History of Solar Eclipses, from Omens of Doom to Einstein and Exoplanets
Nordgren, Tyler E. 523.7809 NORDGREN

American Eclipse: A Nation’s Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World
Baron, David 523.78097 BARON

The Stars: the Definitive Visual Guide to the Cosmos
Dinwiddie, Robert 523.8 DINWIDDI

Glorious Eclipses: Their Past, Present, and Future
Brunier, Serge OV 523.99 BRUNIER



Secrets of the Sun

Eclipse Chasers

What is an Eclipse?
DVD 523.78 WHAT


Sky and Telescope

Resources For Kids


Looking Up!: The Science of Stargazing
Rao, Joe  J520 RAO

Biggest, Baddest Book of Space
Schoeller, Jen J 520 SCHOELLE

Professor Astro Cat’s Frontiers of Space
Walliman, Dominic J 520 WALLIMAN

Sun, Moon, and Stars
Wilson, Hannah  J 520 WILSON

Astronomy: Cool Women in Space
Yasuda, Anita J 520 YASUDA

Astronomy Lab for Kids: 52 Family Friendly Activities
Nichols, Michelle  J 520.78 NICHOLS

Amazing Solar System Projects You Can Build Yourself
Lopez, Delano J 523.2078 LOPEZ

Eclipses: Nature’s Blackouts
Aronson, Billy J 523.38 ARONSON

Seven Wonders of the Sun and Other Stars
Hansen, Rosanna J 523.7 HANSEN

The Sun: Our Nearest Star
Branley, Franklyn M.  J 523.7 BRANLEY

The Sun: Our Amazing Star
Demuth, Patricia  J 523.7 DEMUTH

Earth and the Sun
Kalman, Bobbie  J 523.7 KALMAN

Solar Science: Exploring Sunspots, Seasons, Eclipses, and More
Schatz, Dennis J 523.7 SCHATZ

Far-out Science Projects About Earth’s Sun and Moon
Gardner, Robert  J 523.7078 GARDNER

The Science Behind Wonders of the Sun: Sun Dogs, Lunar Eclipses, and Green Flash
Garbe, Suzanne J 523.72 GARBE

Total Eclipse or Bust: A Family Road Trip
Espenak, Patricia Totten  J 523.78 ESPENAK

When the Sun Goes Dark
Fraknoi, Andrew J 523.78 FRAKNOI

Hunter, Nick  J 523.78 HUNTER

Solar Eclipses
James, L. J 523.78 JAMES

What is an Eclipse!
Portman, Michael  J 523.78 PORTMAN

The Big Eclipse
Coffelt, Nancy J 523.7809 COFFELT


Greatest Discoveries with Bill Nye: Astronomy

Spacetrekkers Explore Planets, Stars, Comets and More!

Bill Nye the Science Guy: the Sun
J DVD 523.7 BILL

Corvallis Area Resources

Total Eclipse Corvallis – Find tent and RV campsites at Crystal Lake Sports Park Fields, with entertainment, food, a beer garden, disc golf, and educational presentations

Visit Corvallis Comprehensive list of eclipse related activities and events in the Willamette Valley

A Total Eclipse Experience at OSU As part of its 150th anniversary festivities, Oregon State University will be hosting a fun, informative, family-friendly weekend to celebrate the eclipse. (Información en español)

Linn-Benton Community College Eclipse Festival – Albany Campus

Local Resource Portal Safety information from the Benton County Sheriff’s Office.

Heart of the Valley Astronomers

Facebook page for Heart of the Valley Astronomers

Look for the #midvalleyeclipse hashtag on social media sites and stay updated with safety information, activities and more. Be sure to use the #midvalleyeclipse hashtag when sharing photos on social media.

Resources on the Web

American Astronomical Society’s eclipse page


Eclipsewise’s Oregon info page


NASA’s Eclipse 2017 official website  (Información en español)

NASA’s website on safety during the eclipse

*If you wish to order eclipse glasses or solar filters, NASA states “To date four manufacturers have certified that their eclipse glasses and handheld solar viewers meet the ISO 12312-2 international standard for such products: Rainbow Symphony, American Paper Optics, Thousand Oaks Optical, and TSE 17″

eclipse glasses

More Fun Links

Eclipse Chasers

Eclipsophile – “Climate and weather for celestial events”

Exploratorium Total Solar Eclipse

Links to several maps

Map with color coding symbols

MrEclipse – Resource for eclipse photography

Solar Eclipse Images from Xavier Jubier

Solar Eclipse in Indonesia from 3/9/16

Space Weather – what’s the weather like in space?

Williams College Solar Eclipse Expeditions