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Meteor shower touches down in July, August

Meteor shower touches down in July, August

Jarred Bierbrauer, Editor-in-Chief
July 16, 2018

Students, community members can view the Perseids celestial event in Corvallis between July 13 and August 28 According to the American Meteor Society 2018 meteor shower calendar, the popular Perseids...

On August 21, the eclipse’s path of totality (the shadow where the eclipse will be entirely visible) will pass through Corvallis.

One million people to visit Oregon for celestial spectacle

Erin Dose and Sydney Sullivan, News Contributors
July 31, 2017

All eyes are on the sun. All movement on the Oregon State University campus slows to a halt, and the air is still and heavy. High above, the moment everyone has been waiting for arrives: the shadow of...

OSU astronomy professor Randall Milstein demonstrating a telescope used to examine the sun’s surface (left) and solar binoculars (right).

Eclipse impacts on personal level

Sydney Sullivan, News Contributor
July 31, 2017

Richard Watson, who serves on the board of directors for an amateur astronomer’s club associated with the local Corvallis community, the Heart of the Valley Astronomers, has sought out four solar eclipses...

An aerial view of Weatherford Hall and the surrounding area. A summer event, OSU150 Space Grant Festival: A Total Eclipse Experience, will celebrate the total solar eclipse occurring above Corvallis on Aug. 21, 2017. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between the Earth and the Sun, obscuring the star from view.

UHDS to offer residence hall rooms for eclipse festival attendees

Erin Dose, News Contributor
May 30, 2017

Thousands will visit OSU for the once-in-a-lifetime eventThe sun hovers over Oregon State University. Students tan, do homework and play sports in the heat. They enjoy the change in weather, with the months...

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