‘Phenomenon on the Lawn’ — Willamette celebrates the eclipse

by Marketing & Communications,

  • Total solar eclipse at Willamette University
  • Total solar eclipse at Willamette University
  • Total solar eclipse at Willamette University
  • Total solar eclipse at Willamette University
  • Total solar eclipse at Willamette University
  • Total solar eclipse at Willamette University
  • Total solar eclipse at Willamette University
  • Total solar eclipse at Willamette University
  • Total solar eclipse at Willamette University
  • Total solar eclipse at Willamette University
  • Total solar eclipse at Willamette University
  • Total solar eclipse at Willamette University
  • Total solar eclipse at Willamette University
  • Total solar eclipse at Willamette University
  • Total solar eclipse at Willamette University
  • Total solar eclipse at Willamette University
  • Total solar eclipse at Willamette University

Crowds pack the North Lawn and Quad to view the total solar eclipse.

After a weekend of eclipse-themed events, hundreds of scientists joined about 2,000 visitors at Willamette University for the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse.

PBS NOVA, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, CNN, The Weather Channel, NPR and OPB covered the university’s viewing party.

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Photo credit: Thank you, Kendrick Arakaki, Kaneko area coordinator, for the incredible photo of the total solar eclipse and the sun’s corona.