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Total Solar Eclipse viewings, events underway all over Clarksville

Events are underway all over the city of Clarksville for viewing the historic total solar eclipse. APSU has multiple viewing locations including the APSU Farm and Fortera Stadium and events happening for kids in the Dunn Center. Liberty Park, Pinnacle Family Fun Center, Beachaven Winery also have events scheduled for ...

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Astronaut Rhea Seddon to give free talk at APSU on Aug. 20 as part of PeayClipse celebration

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – On April 12, 1985, Dr. Rhea Seddon sat on 4.5 million pounds of explosives. It was a moment she’d been preparing for most of her life, but that didn’t stop her from feeling a little anxious. “It’s pretty scary those first few minutes,” she said during a ...

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Total solar eclipse 1st in 99 years to sweep width of US

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — This August, the U.S. will experience its first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in 99 years. Total solar eclipses occur every year or two or three, often in the middle of nowhere like the South Pacific or Antarctic. What makes this one so special — at ...

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Experience Aug. 21 total solar eclipse at APSU’s Fortera Stadium

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – In two short months, the heavens—in the words of English poet Lavinia Greenlaw—will throw a “celestial dimmer switch” during the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse, and as excitement builds across the country for this cosmic spectacle, Austin Peay State University is gearing up to host official NASA viewing parties ...

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Physics department instructs Retirees Association on August eclipse, safety

As the APSU physics and astronomy department prepares for the solar eclipse to occur in August, they are busy informing students, faculty and the community about the historical event. On Aug. 21, 2017 a solar eclipse will occur in Clarksville. While areas such as Nashville will also experience totality, Clarksville ...

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