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August 21 Total Solar Eclipse (North America)

This will be the first total solar eclipse of the 21st century for the United States, and the first visible in the continental USA since February 26, 1979.


NASA Sun Science - with Little SDO
We’re talking about the total solar eclipse happening the U.S. in a little less than a year! On Aug. 21, 2017, the moon will pass between Earth and the sun, creating a total solar eclipse visible along a narrow path stretching from coast to coast. NASA scientists Lika Guhathakurta, Alex Young, and Eric Christian are taking us through how and where to watch the eclipse, the science of eclipses, and what scientists can learn from them.

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