TSE 2012 Activities

Use Stellarium planetarium software to show the eclipse in simulated time, noting the effects and eclipse contacts. Use locations inside and outside the shadow path to see the difference. See what stars and planets may be visible during totality. Activity AT04 (Stellarium tutorial) should be completed before doing this activity. MS Word (.doc) version. (366KB).

Use Stellarium planetarium software to show the eclipse in simulated time, noting the effects and eclipse contacts. Use locations inside and outside the shadow path to see the difference. See what stars and planets may be visible during totality. Activity AT04 (Stellarium tutorial) should be completed before doing this activity. PDF version. (124KB)

Use websites to find the accurate timing and other circumstances of the eclipse for any location - for the total eclipse from the path of totality or a partial eclipse from any other location. MS Word (.doc) version (546KB).

Use the NASA website to find out when was the last total solar eclipse at the location of your town and when the next one will be. Find out the path of future eclipses anywhere in the world to which you might be able to travel.

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