#1 A solar eclipse is when the Moon moves in front of the Sun and blocks most of the sunlight and turns the day dark for a few minutes.
#2 The next solar eclipse will be in the year 2024 in the United States.
#3 There are between 2 and 5 solar eclipses every year. Depending where you are you will get a different view.
#4 A partial solar eclipse is when the moon takes a "bite" of the sun. The annular is when the moon covers the center of the sun and leaves an outer ring. Total eclipse is when the moon covers the entire sun.
#5 The solar eclipse is going to completely cover Indiana.
#6 Unless the moon is completely covers you need to wear protective glasses or you could go blind.
#7 Looking at the Solar eclipse is bad for your eyesight so if you were to look at it you would need special glasses or lenses to take photos.
#8 You're so vain has the lyrics "Then you flew your Learjet up to Nova Scotia to see the total eclipse of the sun." There is also Moonshadow by Cat Stevens with the lyrics "'Cause I'm being followed by a moon shadow, moon shadow."
#9 The Mayans accurately predicted the solar eclipses from their own time without the use of scientific gear and up to hundreds of years from their time.
#10a When the moon blocks the sun it takes away the light and makes the corona of the sun visible. The corona is usually too dim to see with the sun, but when the light is blocked it lets us see it.