The 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

The Moon’s umbral shadow will cross the United States on August 21, 2017, creating a coast-to-coast total solar eclipse visible to millions. We’ve assembled the resources here to help you prepare for this grand celestial spectacle, so you’ll know how to watch the eclipse safely, what the weather will be like at your location, what equipment (if any) you’ll need, and what groups across the United States are planning for the event.