Solar eclipse 2017 watch party at Thomas More College in Northern Kentucky

Solar eclipse 2017 watch party at Thomas More College in Northern Kentucky


THE ECLIPSE IS BRINGING PEOPLE TOGETHER.MANY ARE GATHERING NOW TO WATCH THE EVENT WITH FRIENDS – AND STRANGERS. STRANGERS.9 ON YOUR SIDE’S TJ PARKER JOINS US LIVE FROM AN ECLIPSE WATCH PARTY AT THOMAS MORE COLLEGE…TJ IS THERE A BIG CROWD? WELL- THEY’RE EXPECTING A BIG CROWD- AND WILL START HANDING OUT THE 700 GLASSES THEY HAVE HERE IN ABOUT AN HOUR.. THEY HAVE SOME OTHER NEAT THINGS HERE AS WELL.. INCLUDING THESE TELESCOPES WHICH PEOPLE CAN COME IN LOOK THROUGH DURING THE ECLIPSE.. THIS IS ALL PUT ON BY TH SCIENCE DEPARTMENTS HERE AT THOMAS MORE.. THEY’VE BEEN READY FOR THIS ECLIPSE- AS MOST OF US HAVE- FOR QUITE SOME TIME.. THERE ARE TWO PLACES HERE ON CAMPUS- WHERE YOU WILL BE ABLE TO WATCH THE ECLIPSE.. HERE AT THE OBSERVATORY.. AND THEN JUST DOWN THE ROAD AT THE SOFTBALL FIELDS.. LIKE I MENTIONED- THEY WILL BE HANDING OUT PROTECTIVE GLASSES TO VIEW THE ECLIPSE.. SO YOU WILL BE ABLE TO PICK THOSE UP HERE.. THOMAS MORE ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR- SHANNON GALBRAITH-KENT- IS ONE OF THE FOLKS, HERE- HELPING PUT ON THIS EVENT! Shannon Galbraith-Kent//Thomas More Associate Professor”I’m really excited, I mean, you know this happened when I was really young, the last time it happened, and it’s just been really neat to see a smal school, we’ve been able to kind of you know get our science students excited and also engage the community and that’s something that at Thomas More we really kind of value and promote, getting the community engaged.” SO- IF YOU’RE WANTING TO COME OUT HERE- YOU CAN PICK UP GLASSES AT 1.. AND BECAUSE OF THE HIGH DEMAND, THEY WILL BE ASKING FOR YOU TO GIVE THOSE GLASSES BACK.. ALL IN THE SPIRIT OF SHARING HERE.. LIVE, T.J. PARKER, 9 ON YOUR SIDE

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