The Great American Eclipse of 2017: An Outreach Opportunity
This paper consists of notes for, and from, a standing-room only Special Interest Group discussion at the 2014 ASP Meeting regarding the total eclipse of the Sun visible from the U.S. in 2017. There was a great deal of interest in organizing in advance for this total eclipse, and there was considerable discussion of the kinds of
efforts and partnerships that may be needed at the national and local levels. People who read this summary and are interested in helping with national eclipse education and outreach efforts can contact the first author.