Total Solar Eclipse 2017 Information

Total Solar Eclipse 2017 Information


WARNING! NEVER look directly at the sun (Sol), especially during a solar eclipse, without certified safety solar eclipse glasses. Doing so can cause permenant eye damage, including blindness. IF you cannot find eclipse glasses, there are other fun and safe ways to view the eclipse, including using devices such as this one:

There is a LOT of information to be shared about the upcoming total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017. On this page you will find links to verified viewing parties in different states and communities, specific times and longevity of the eclipse in your viewing area,  sponsors who help make this page possible, and much more.


Click the “play” button on the video below for an amazing simulation of the eclipse!

We appreciate feedback from both professional and amateur¬†astronomers, scientists, and others, or from anyone else who has a concern or suggestion. Again, our goal is not to ‘sell’ you on this spectacular event, but to share information as it is the first total solar eclipse to hit the USA since 1979, and if the weather cooperates, as predicted, it should also be the most viewed in history up to that point.


There are many great resources out there, including, which has amazing maps, details, and more.

Below is both a link to the NASA Interactive Google Map showing times and duration of the eclipse.

NASA - Total Solar Eclipse of 2017 Aug 21