Learn About the Coming Eclipse with Francine Jackson @ Central
Francine Jackson from Brown University's Ladd Observatory will present a talk about the solar eclipse and the amount of coverage we will see here in RI. A free pair of eclipse viewing glasses will be available for those who attend this event, one per patron while supplies last.
Free and open to the public. Registration is not required, but you will receive email reminders about the event by registering. Use the form below or contact the library for assistance.
Francine Jackson has wanted to be an astronomer since she was eight years old. Upon receiving her Bachelor's in Astronomy from the University of Illinois, she returned to Rhode Island and quickly became part of the amateur society, Skyscrapers, Inc. She then become a staff member at both Brown University's Ladd Observatory and the planetarium field. She was also invited to teach astronomy at several local colleges and universities in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. In addition, she taught introduction to astronomy classes at the American Museum of Natural History for about twenty years.
- Wednesday, March 13, 2024
- 6:30pm - 7:30pm
- Time Zone:
- Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
- Robin Nyzio, RNyzio@cranstonlibrary.org; 943-9080 x3
- James T. Giles Community Room
- Central Library