Total Solar Eclipse visible in the Continental US on August 21, 2017
Moon passes between the sun and the earth on August 21 and blocks all or part of the sun for several hours. On this day, all in North America will be treated to a total solar eclipse, nature’s most amazing sights. The last time U.S. saw a total eclipse was in 1979. If we miss this one on August 21, the next total solar eclipse in U.S. will be visible on April 8, 2024.
Visit Rodgers Library for Science & Engineering to check out books and other resources on the topic. ex: Your Guide to the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse
For safe viewing tips, please visit: NASA , American Astronomical Society
Other sites of interest:
25 spots for watching the total solar eclipse crossing the U.S.
Dr. Isabel Hawkins (Astronomer and Project Exploratorium ) describes her experiences with eclipses and what to expect for the 2017 Great American Total Solar Eclipse.