Georgia solar eclipse | WABE 90.1 FM

Georgia solar eclipse

Al Such / WABE

Eclipse enthusiasts began gathering Monday morning at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park to watch the solar eclipse.

Like us on Facebook

Amanda Corman, interpretive park ranger at Kennesaw Mountain said that the park is expecting more guests than they usually would see on a Monday morning, but park rangers were unsure about specifically how many to expect.

Eclipse Livestream: Today's The Day

Aug 21, 2017

This is the day sky-watchers in Georgia and across the U.S. have waited for: the first total solar eclipse to travel across the U.S., coast to coast, in almost a century. 

Have the perfect glasses to keep your eyes safe? Check.

The perfect location? Check.

An added bonus: Composers from Georgia Tech have even created a soundtrack that syncs music with the eclipse.

People Flock To North Georgia To View The Eclipse

Aug 21, 2017
Molly Samuel / WABE

Eclipse day is here, and revelers across the country are gearing up for the big event.

Like us on Facebook

In Georgia, people are making the trek to the part of the state that's in the solar eclipse's path of totality. 

Virginia Boudreaux and her family from Lafayette, Louisiana, traveled to a field in Dillard, Georgia, for the “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity." 

For Boudreaux, her mom, grandmother, great-aunt and cousin, it’s family time.

Molly Samuel / WABE

Americans with telescopes, cameras and protective glasses staked out viewing spots along a narrow corridor from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the midday sun Monday in what promised to be the most observed and photographed eclipse in history.

Like us on Facebook

Ga. Tech Creates Soundtrack For Atlanta's Solar Eclipse

Aug 18, 2017
The moon will block about 98 percent of the sun in Atlanta.
Irmansyah / Associated Press

Atlanta will have its own soundtrack for the eclipse.

Composers from Georgia Tech created the soundtrack timing the music to be in sync with the eclipse.

Like us on Facebook

It's kind of a dark, heavy piece with pitch changes to convey what's happening. For example, high pitches represent the moon and lower pitches the sun.

Pages