Solar Eclipses of 2017

The Great American Eclipse | Total Solar Eclipse August 21, 2017

The next total eclipse in America is going to occur this year! On August 21, 2017, get your glasses ready, as this eclipse will make landfall in Oregon and move through the country before exiting off the coast of South Carolina. This will be the first total eclipse in the United States since 1979!

For people in South America, Western Europe, and Africa, the eclipse will still be viewable, but it will be a partial eclipse. Explore the NASA Interactive Google Map to discover how close you’ll be to the total eclipse!

There will be no visible eclipses in Europe until August 12, 2026.

Upcoming Total Solar Eclipses

Faeroe Islands and Svalbard - Total Solar Eclipse Friday March 20, 2015 - This will be the last total solar eclipse visible in Europe until the eclipse of August 12, 2026. A total solar eclipse will occur on Friday March 20, 2015. In 2015, in the N. Atlantic, Faeroe Islands and Svalbard, with a maximum duration of totality of 02m47s.


Sumatra, Borneo and much of the Pacific Ocean - Total Solar Eclipse March 9th, 2016- If viewed from east of the international date line, for instance from Hawaii, the eclipse will take place on March 8, (local time).This eclipse will be visible in Sumatra, Borneo and much of the Pacific Ocean. This total solar eclipse March 9th, 2016 with duration of 04m09s. It will have a magnitude of 1.0450 that will be visible across an area of Pacific Ocean, beginning at Indonesia, and ending at northern Pacific Ocean.


The Great American Eclipse - Total Solar Eclipse August 21, 2017- The Great American Eclipse. A total solar eclipse has not been seen on in the United States since 1979. A Total Solar Eclipse August 21, 2017. Making land fall in Oregon and Exiting the US off the coast of So. Carolina. This eclipse with a duration of 02m40s at 37°38′12′′N 89°15′24′′W in the Shawnee National Forest just south of Carbondale, Illinois, will be the first total solar eclipse visible from the southeastern United States since the solar eclipse of March 7, 1970.

A partial solar eclipse will be seen from the much broader path of the Moon's penumbra, including all of North America, northern South America, Western Europe, and Africa. For most Americans and visitors to the US, this will be the eclipse event of a lifetime. “From Sea to Shining Sea”

Click Here to View the NASA Interactive Google Map. Calculate Your Local Circumstance.  Find Out How Close You are to the Path of Totality!!  Where do you want to be??

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