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Friday, June 16, 2017

solar eclipse

Look up! A total solar eclipse! Where are the virgins?!

On Aug. 21, 2017, people across the United States will see the sun disappear behind the moon, turning daylight into twilightcausing the temperature drop rapidly and revealing massive streamers of light streaking through the sky around the silhouette of the moon. On that day, America will fall under the path of a total solar eclipse .  
The so-called Great American Total Solar Eclipse will darken skies all the way from Oregon to South Carolina, along a stretch of land about 70 miles (113 kilometers) wide. People who descend upon this "path of totality" for the big event are in for an unforgettable experience.
Here is's complete guide to the 2017 total solar eclipse. It includes information about where and when to see ithow long it lastswhat you can expect to see, and how to plan ahead to ensure you get the most out of this incredible experience.
Update 6/26: Don't forget to check outall our most recent articles about the total solar eclipse, including tips on where and how to see it. There are lots of great places to see the eclipse, including 21 U.S. National Parks . Check here to find out where some of the staff members will be viewing the eclipse from.
REMEMBER: Looking directly at the sun, even when it is partially covered by the moon, can cause serious eye damage or blindnessNEVER look at a partial solar eclipse without proper eye protection . See our complete guide to find out how to view the eclipse safely

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