We've curated a selection of some of the best pictures our readers submitted to our online gallery of the August 21 solar eclipse.
In addition to clogged roads and crowded hotels, the 2017 solar eclipse had another big effect on U.S. infrastructure: reduced solar power production.
Some academic and citizen-science groups came up with neat initiatives for eclipse day. Let’s find out how they did.
The Great American Eclipse may be over, but there are some exciting places around the globe getting ready for their own dances with darkness.
With the eclipse just a few days away on Monday, now is the time to start taking stock of the weather forecast — and making decisions.
Multiple organizations are live-streaming the total solar eclipse from groundbased telescopes, racing Volvos, and high-altitude balloons — take a look!
Enrich the eclipse experience — especially the long, partial phases — with solar eclipse activities for kids and families.
If you're itching to know the weather on eclipse day, here's how you can explore weather model forecasts. Just remember, the eclipse is still almost a week away!
Updated 8/16 to include Predictive Science, Inc.'s predictions. The total solar eclipse is less than three weeks away, but researchers already have a good indication of how the Sun’s corona will look when it comes into view.
Total eclipses have the power to touch us deeply and reverberate through our life in unexpected ways.
A few weeks ago we took to Twitter and Facebook to find out what questions you wanted answered about the August 21st Total Solar Eclipse. Now we're back with Part II of the answers!
Totality watchers get the best show, but a far greater number of people will be in partial eclipse territory. Here's how to make the most of it.
If you can't resist taking pictures of the solar eclipse with your smartphone, read this first for tips to ensure quality pictures.
Want to know when the eclipse begins and ends in your hometown, or what's the quickest way to the path of totality? Looking for an eclipse countdown timer? There are eclipse apps for that!
A total eclipse of the Sun is a spectacular sight. With a little preparation and advance planning, you can capture your own souvenir portrait of this awe-inspiring sight.
A total solar eclipse offers the most spectacular of jewels, the diamond ring, as the Moon blocks all but a small part of the Sun's brilliance.
We've gathered some of the best pictures of past solar eclipses, total and partial, from our online photo gallery to serve as inspiration for your eclipse photography
For those photographing the August 21st eclipse, Fred Espenak shares his eclipse photography checklist.
Learn how to make a travel-friendly solar projection viewer for your telescope — just in time for the eclipse! Each summer I have the privilege to run the Student Telescope Making Program at the Table Mountain Star Party (TMSP). Over the course of a few hours, students assemble telescopes and use them that night out…
Here are several ideas for photographers to use when shooting the August 21st eclipse
So you think you’re prepared for your eclipse viewing experience. But may I submit, dear reader, that you might have forgotten to pack a few things...
Wondering what you'll see during the total solar eclipse on August 21st? Use our all-sky maps to figure it out! If you’ve never seen a total solar eclipse before, you might be wondering what to expect before and after the moment of totality. We’ve already published a detailed timeline to help you prepare for the…
Look for these astronomical and Earthbound phenomena during the total solar eclipse on August 21st.
Due to alarming reports of potentially unsafe eclipse viewers as eclipse day approaches, the American Astronomical Society has revised its safety advice.
A few weeks ago we took to Twitter and Facebook to find out what questions you wanted answered about the August 21st Total Solar Eclipse. Now we're back with the answers!