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Government Information on the Great American Eclipse: Astronomical Organizations

This guide provides links to Government Information about the Great American Eclipse that will occur on August 21, 2017

Astronomical Organizations & Agencies

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) - the U.S. Government agency that is responsible for space exploration and science.

American Astronomical Society (AAS) - the major organization of professional astronomers in North America. They work to improve and share information about the science of the universe with the public.

American Association of Physics Teachers - a professional association of science teachers that works to enhance the understanding and appreciation of physics.

National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) - NSTA helps science educators promotes excellence and innovation in science education and works to help science educators connect with each other.

Astronomical Society of the Pacific - an organization that formed after observing a solar eclipse north of San Francisco that works to connect scientists, educators, amateur astronomers and share information about astronomy with the public.

Night Sky Network - a coalition of amateur astronomy clubs organized by the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory that brings the science of astronomy and NASA to the general public.