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How to Throw a Solar Eclipse Party

How to Throw a Solar Eclipse Party
Eclipse Party
Step 1: Send out an invite for August 21, 2017.
Step 2
Step 2: Set the stage for your eclipse party.
Think moon pies, sun-dried goodies, and astronomy-themed decor. We're leaving this one open-ended for the Pinterest-lovers out there.
step 3
Step 3: Make your playlist.
Here's a few to get you started:
  • Moon Shadow, Cat Stevens
  • Total Eclipse of the Heart, Bonnie Tyler
  • Eclipse, Pink Floyd
  • Ain't No Sunshine, Bill Withers
  • Moon Dance, Van Morrison
step 4
Step 4: Set up the live stream for viewing.
Here are some ways to hook up your TV to stream from your computer or mobile device:
  • Connect your computer directly to the TV via HDMI cable
  • Connect your computer to an LCD projector
  • Use AirPlay to screen-share  your web browser from a computer or iOS device to Apple TV
  • Use Google Chromecast to screen-share your web browser from a computer or Android device
  • Use a WiFi mirroring app with a Set-top box, Smart TV, or Smart DVD player to screen-share your web browser
Live broadcast will stream here: www.exploratorium.edu/eclipse
step 5
Step 5: Wow your friends with your solar eclipse knowledge.
Here's a breakdown of What to See During an Eclipse!
Step 6: Celebrate and mark your calendars</strong> for the next Total Solar Eclipse, which will cross South America on July 2, 2019.
In the meantime, get your solar eclipse fix at www.exploratorium.edu/eclipse.