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SylvanSport Hosts Owner Rally At PARI For This Summer's Total Solar Eclipse


Last updated 7/6/2017 at 6:48pm

On Aug. 21, a total solar eclipse will stretch across the United States, turning day into night for 2 minutes and 40 seconds. This will be the first total solar eclipse to be seen only in the United States since 1776 and the first one to stretch from coast to coast in 99 years.

While most people in North America will experience a partial eclipse, a narrow 70-mile wide “path of totality” will cross from Oregon to South Carolina. In the mountains surrounding Brevard, and within the “path of totality,” is the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI), a former NASA site turned re...

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