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Total Solar Eclipse Articles
Solar Eclipse Folklore, Myths, and Superstitions
Here at the The Old Farmer’s Almanac, we do love our folklore and mythology—and there’s nothing...
Eclipse History: Total Solar Eclipses in the United States
The summer of 2017 brought the very first total solar eclipse exclusive to the U.S. since before...
Total Solar Eclipse 2019 | How to Watch Live on July 2!
View a total solar eclipse LIVE from South America this July 2, 2019. Bob Berman is traveling to...
Total Solar Eclipse Versus Partial Eclipse: What's the Difference?
With the next total solar eclipse around the corner (July 2, 2019), you may wonder what’s so...
How to Safely Watch a Total Solar Eclipse
You can seriously damage your eyes by watching a solar eclipse without proper protection (NOT...
Solar Eclipse Safety: How to Protect Your Eyes
Both total solar eclipses AND partial solar eclipses require specialized eye protection. I’ve...
Total Solar Eclipses: How Often Do They Happen?
On August 21, 2017, people in a large swath of North America had the opportunity to view a total...
Save Those Eclipse Glasses!
If a total solar eclipse is the grandest celestial spectacle, then a good display of the Northern...
Wrapping Up The Eclipse
We certainly saw a lot of press about the 2017 total solar eclipse, but what happened? Here’s a...
Observing the Total Eclipse: What to Look For
Lately, several people have asked me what exactly to look for during a total solar eclipse. So if...
Total Solar Eclipse 2017 Guide and Map
Ready for the Great American Eclipse? We present The 2017 Total Solar Eclipse Guide by Almanac...
Eclipse 2017 Weather Forecasts
As the total solar eclipse of 2017 inches nearer and nearer, our attention turns to what will make...
Best Total Eclipses and Sky Sights of the Century—Guaranteed!
Take your vitamins and stick around for the next century’s super-spectacles, including the longest...
Greatest Eclipses and Sky Events in History
From the 1878 solar eclipse with Thomas Edison to the purple Moon of 1950, enjoy some of the most...
The Best Places to See the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse
Ready for a road trip? Here are eight places to see the 2017 total solar eclipse at its finest....
Planning for the Total Solar Eclipse 2017
For the first time in nearly four decades, a total solar eclipse will sweep across the mainland...