Solar Eclipse - On August 21, 2017 there will be a solar eclipse. An eclipse is when the moon passes between the sun and the earth and blocks all or part of the sun.
Solar Eclipse - You never want to look directly at the eclipse without proper eye protection. If you look directly at the eclipse without eye protection you can seriously damage your eyes.
Solar Eclipse - When looking at the solar eclipse you can see that the moon is covering the sun. Sometimes you can only see a little bit of the sun because the moon is blocking the sun.
Solar Eclipse - Where can you see the eclipse? You can see the eclipse anywhere in North America. To see the moon fully over the sun you have to be in the path of totality.