After Years Of Waiting, PARI Welcomes The Eclipse


August 21, 2017

Matt McGregor

Though there was cloud cover during the eclipse, visitors at Pisgah Astrononomical Research Institute (PARI) were able to catch quick glimpses of the eclipse behind the clouds.

And amid an overall excitement of seeing the sky becoming dark and the temperature dropping, and despite the cloud cover, the institute's 85-foot radio telescopes were still able to collect their data.

"We've been building up to this event for 20 years, and we've been planning many different experiments," said PARI President Don Cline. "With our radio telescopes, we will be collecting data from the sun's corona, an...

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