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Local astronomer: Eclipse to be ‘nature’s grandest spectacle’

 

August 15, 2017



Local astronomers from the Heart of the Valley Astronomer’s Club made themselves available at a series of talks in Linn County earlier this month to explain to residents what to expect for the upcoming total eclipse.

Lebanon resident and club member Mike Kristosik spoke to a full room at the Lebanon Public Library Aug. 8.

“This is the chance of a lifetime to see something that’s – as another club member describes it – ‘nature’s grandest spectacle,’” Kristosik said.

It’s also special, he added, because this is the first time since 1918 that a total eclipse will...



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