Total solar eclipse of April 8, 2024
On April 8, 2024, the United States will be treated to a rare celestial performance: a total solar eclipse, where sky-watchers within a path 115 miles (185 kilometers) wide and 10,000 miles (16,000 km) long will witness one of the most spectacular eclipses for decades.
Solar eclipses are some of nature's most dramatic celestial performances. Here's a look at the science behind the eclipse, and how to watch the next one on April 8, 2024.
Deal You can get an amazing view of the upcoming solar eclipse with a free solar filter when you pick up a new Unistellar telescope.
The total solar eclipse on April 8 is part of a repeating pattern of eclipses that last visited North America in 1970. Here’s why the same eclipse repeats every 54 years.
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From "diamond rings" to Baily's beads, here's what to look for during the brief darkness in the day within the path of totality on April 8.
It's time to buy some safe, high-quality eclipse glasses before the April 8 total solar eclipse in North America. Just make sure you're buying from an approved vendor.
The April 8 total solar eclipse will be visible from many large cities, but anyone looking for skies free of light pollution should check out one of these dark-sky parks and reserves in the path of totality.
The April 8 total solar eclipse will be visible from several astronomical observatories across North America. Here are four that have big events planned for the day the sun disappears.
Experience the April 8 total solar eclipse from Eclipse Island, Corona, Moon Island, or one of these other eclipse-themed locations.
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