USPS Total Solar Eclipse Stamp

The images above show the Forever stamp that will be issued in honor of the eclipse by the U.S. Postal Service. The USPS will issue a first-of-its-kind heat-sensitive stamp that changes when touched. The first day of issue will be June 20, 2017 (the day of the summer solstice). Images courtesy of the U.S. Postal Service.

View a video of the eclipse stamps changing from dark (eclipsed sun) to light (full moon).

Total Solar Eclipse, August 21, 2017

Eclipse 2017

This guide provides information about the Total Solar Eclipse that will occur on August 21, 2017. The path of totality will start in Salem, Oregon and end in Charleston, South Carolina. Glendora will see a partial solar eclipse (62% totality). This guide includes sites that provide scientific and other information about the eclipse, including some that provide links to vendors that sell glasses and other equipment that can be used to safely view and photograph the eclipse. Information about the special solar eclipse stamp that will be issued by the U.S. Postal Service is available beneath the images of the stamp to the left. If you wish to suggest another site that might be of interest, please contact me.

Countdown to the partial eclipse in Glendora, California

 

Thanks to Linda Zellmer, Government Information & Data Services Librarian at Western Illinois University.  She researched and compiled this guide to inform and enhance everyone's experience with the Great American Eclipse on August 21, 2017.  We greatly appreciate her permission to allow us to share all of her hard work with you. Thanks to Barbara Mori at Natl. Park College Library forfor additional permission. Glendora data was added by Citrus College librarians. 

Partial Eclipse in Glendora, California

Date: August 21, 2017
Partial Eclipse Begins 9:06 AM (PST)
Maximum Eclipse 10:21 AM
Partial Eclipse Ends 11:45 AM
Duration: 2 hours & 39 minutes
Magnitude: 0.698
Obscuration: 62.62%

Books about the Moon

In the shadow of the moon
Goodnight Moon
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