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"An Observer's Guide to Viewing the Eclipse: August 21, 2017" icon

An Observer's Guide to Viewing the Eclipse: August 21, 2017

On August 21, 2017, there will be a total eclipse of the Sun visible from the U.S. (and only the US!)  The path of what is being called the “All American” total eclipse is only about 60 miles wide and goes from a beach in Oregon to a beach in South Carolina, crossing the country diagonally. The partial eclipse, on the other hand, will be visible to 500 million people in all parts of the US and North America.   It's very important that everyone who tries to see the eclipse on that Monday in August should have information on the local timing of the eclipse and safe viewing instructions.   The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) is making available a popular-level, non-technical introduction to help explain the eclipse, plus how and when to view it safely, with the maps, charts and... Show More


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