Amateur astronomer and retired chemistry teacher Patricia Totten Espenak has published a book about the 2017 Great American Eclipse called "Total Eclipse or Bust! A Family Road Trip." She is the wife of retired astrophysicist and NASA eclipse expert Fred Espenak.
"It's cold; it's dark; it's time for astronomy." That might be what you think when it comes to viewing the stars and planets, but all those denizens of the night don't stop spinning when the sun rises and smothers everything in brilliant light.