On this page you will see a countdown on the time till the Solar Eclipse happens. This page is important to add so you know when the next solar eclipse will happen. The Solar Eclipse countdown website allows you to search you to search your location and figure out the exact time you will be able to see it in your area. The website also tells you if the clouds will end up covering the Solar Eclipse from your stand point.
This page will tell you why Solar Eclipses happen. This is a rare event that does not happen often. A fact from the website is, "sun appears about 3% larger in January than in July (not that you’d notice), which means at times it’s harder for the Moon to completely cover the Sun and create a total eclipse." so it is more rare for Solar Eclipse to happen in January. A random fact is, But in only one instance is there a moon that’s the right size, and at the right distance from its planet, to just barely cover the brilliant solar disk and reveal the Sun’s wispy corona.
Total Solar Eclipse 2017 - On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature’s most awe inspiring sights. But just because you can see it in your path does not mean you can just look. If you look at this rare event without the special glasses you can go completely blind. This page was important on my curation project because people need to know the safety you need to have to witness the Solar Eclipse .
Welcome to the website where you can find out where you can see the Solar Eclipse , when does it happen,how does it happen, and who can see it. Well i can answer only one of the questions on here. So what is a Solar Eclipse? This celestial event is a solar eclipse in which the moon passes between the sun and Earth and blocks all or part of the sun for up to about three hours, from beginning to end, as viewed from a given location. For this eclipse, the longest period when the moon completely blocks the sun from any given location along the path will be about two minutes and 40 seconds. The last time the contiguous U.S. saw a total eclipse was in 1979.