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UT Professor Mark Littmann to Speak on Upcoming Eclipse

11408 Municipal Center Drive | Farragut, TN 37934
Farragut, TN 37934

(865) 218-3372
  • Date: July 12, 2017 to July 12, 2017
  • Time: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
  • Price: Free

Mark Littmann, professor of journalism and electronic media at UT, will discuss the upcoming solar eclipse at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 12, at Farragut Town Hall, 11408 Municipal Center Drive. He is the author of the book “Totality: The Great American Eclipses of 2017 and 2024,” and has helped lead eclipse expeditions to Canada, Hawaii, Bolivia, Aruba and Turkey. The event is free and open to the public.A solar eclipse, which happens when the moon passes between the sun and Earth and blocks all or part of the sun, will occur on Aug. 21. The last time a total eclipse was visible in the contiguous U.S. was 1979. While everyone in North America plus parts of South America, Africa, and Europe will see at least a partial eclipse, the 70-mile wide path of totality will only pass through 14 U.S. states.Farragut is on the northern edge of the path of totality. The partial phase of the eclipse is expected to begin at 1:04 p.m., with totality beginning at 2:33 p.m. and lasting for one minute and 20 seconds.


  • July 12, 2017
  • Location: 11408 Municipal Center Drive, Farragut Town Hall, TN
  • Phone: (865) 218-3372
  • Time: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
  • Price: Free
UT Professor Mark Littmann to Speak on Upcoming Eclipse
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