On August 21, 2017, millions across the United States will witness a total eclipse of the sun. The moon will completely block the sun; daytime will become a deep twilight. The last time the path of totality crossed the United States from coast to coast was in 1918!

The Great American Eclipse and all eclipses for that matter are pretty interesting topic. If you want to learn more about the upcoming solar eclipse, the history, and other fun facts, check out the references below! We will update news stories periodically, too!

The Great American Eclipse

The Great American Eclipse

NASA’s Moonprobing Has Created a Better Map for the Great American Eclipse

The Great Solar Eclipse: Hopkinsville will offer the world’s longest viewing

History

Solar Eclipses in History

Solar Eclipses Of Historical Interest

Fun Facts

Little Known Facts About Solar Eclipses