On August 21st, we will get the chance to experience a solar eclipse! However AMAZING this may be, it is important to be safe while trying to partake in the moment. Below is a video from Space.com on how to keep your and your children’s eyes protected —
TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE SAFETY VIDEO
Where will the total solar eclipse be visible?
The path of totality for the Aug. 21, 2017, total solar eclipse is about 70 miles wide and stretches from Oregon to South Carolina. It passes through Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina.
You can use this interactive map from NASA to zoom in on the path and find out the exact locations from which it will be visible.
You can also check out our state-by-state guide to find out which major cities and prime locations will fall inside the path of totality. You may also want to attend one of the many eclipse parties and organized events taking place around the path of totality.