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  • Caltech Associates President's Circle members watch the recent eclipse in Oregon.
    Caltech Associates President's Circle members watch the August 21, 2017 eclipse in Oregon.
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10/26/2017 09:35:24

Caltech Associates' Trip of a Lifetime

Group went to Oregon to see eclipse in August

As the Great American Eclipse on August 21, 2017, captured the imagination of Americans across the country, a group of 53 Caltech Associates President's Circle members, faculty, and staff experienced an exclusive adventure with Caltech professors Mike Brown and Paul Asimow.

In the summer of 2015, the Associates learned that Mike Brown, the Richard and Barbara Rosenberg Professor of Planetary Astronomy, was planning a family vacation to Oregon to view the 2017 eclipse. No time was wasted in convincing him that he should bring along a few Associates members to share in this historic celestial event, one last seen across the United States 99 years ago.

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