It takes approximately 375 years for a total solar eclipse to occur again in the exact same location. This means, of course, that humans will only see one of these events once during their lives. However, if a person was willing to travel the globe, it is possible to see a total solar eclipse more than once.
Solar eclipse watchers know that Sunday's 'hybrid' solar eclipse comes around only once in 159 years. A hybrid solar eclipse happens when one kind of eclipse morphs into another.
Your jaw will drop when you first see the corona and witness totality. You will be transfixed by the ethereal vision in the sky and when the precious two minutes have passed, your first thought will be 'when and where is the next eclipse?'. Here are all the total solar eclipses across North America during the 21st century.
On Monday, the sun will disappear -- for a short time. Here are some of the things you should know about the total solar eclipse.