The following are a number of terms used to describe various aspects of solar eclipses. These words would use throughout this website and will encounter others on other sites and in the media. The terms are also useful for explaining the solar eclipse to students.
The image is an interactive map of the U.S.A. The map has a timer that is counting down until the total solar eclipse. If you click on the map and to the left side it shows you the local time you can view the solar eclipse. If you can't see your area just go to the search icon at the top right corner, and search your location.
On Aug. 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will darken the skies from Oregon to South Carolina. The article tells you facts that you need to know about this rare celestial show. The article also tells you what you need to do to be safe.