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Solar Eclipse / Carbondale, Illinois / "Pedaling Astronomer" #1115011

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Aug 20, 2017
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(Studio: Elaine Quijano) Report introduced. {Note: this story's subject arrived in Nashville to watch the eclipse.}

(Carbondale, Illinois: Adriana Diaz) The story of the "pedaling astronomer" Gary Parkerson††, who has been riding his bike to raise awareness of the Great American Eclipse to kids, presented; scenes & photos shown of his journey through the 48 states to show kids the sky with his telescope. [PARKERSON - outlines his traveling wardrobe, how the stars give him a sense of direction; explains why the universe is truly universal.]

(Studio: Elaine Quijano) The live coverage by CBS of the solar eclipse noted.

Quijano, Elaine;
Diaz, Adriana

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