Solar Eclipse News

Information on viewing the Total 2017 Solar Eclipse

Path of Totality

During a total solar eclipse, the sun is completely blocked by the moon. When viewed from space, you would see the shadow of the moon being cast onto Earth. When viewing the eclipse from within that shadow caused by the moon, you wouldn’t be able to see any of the sun. This is the best…
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Great American Eclipse 2017

The August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse is being dubbed the Great American Eclipse. That’s because it is the first total solar eclipse to have a path across the continental United States since 1918! In 1979 there was a total solar eclipse that went across parts of Oregon and Washington, but this coming eclipse is…
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Kentucky Newspaper urges businesses to prepare

The Paducah Sun published an article on June 21, 2017 that urges local businesses to prepare for a massive influx of visitors. Nasa is predicting 100,000 to 500,000 people entering the region for the eclipse, and with that many extra people, businesses will have to think through some supply challenges that may be created. For…
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An Eclipsing Welcome

Welcome to our little corner of the internet! This site is dedicated to the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse that will sweep across the continental USA on August 21 2017. My family is headed into the path of totality (along with an estimated 10 million others yikes!) to view this once-in-a-lifetime eclipse. Check out our full…
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