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Great American Solar Eclipse 2017

Postby bferrari on Thu Aug 10, 2017 3:25 pm

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Total Solar Eclipse 2017: When, Where and How to See It (Safely)

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On Aug. 21, 2017, America will fall under the path of a total solar eclipse.

The so-called Great American Total Solar Eclipse will darken skies all the way from Oregon to South Carolina, along a stretch of land about 70 miles (113 kilometers) wide. People who descend upon this "path of totality" for the big event are in for an unforgettable experience.

Here is Space.com's complete guide to the 2017 total solar eclipse. It includes information about where and when to see it, how long it lasts, what you can expect to see, and how to plan ahead to ensure you get the most out of this incredible experience.

REMEMBER: During totality, when the sun's disk is completely covered by the moon, it is safe to view the eclipse with the naked eye. But skywatchers should NEVER look at a partial solar eclipse without proper eye protection. Looking directly at the sun, even when it is partially covered by the moon, can cause serious eye damage or blindness. See our complete guide to find out how to view the eclipse safely.

Update for Aug. 9: There's a ton of ways to livestream the 2017 solar eclipse. Here's our eclipse livestream list by Sarah Lewin! Plus: We're giving away 5 Space Racers Eclipse Family Kits today in a Facebook Live today at 1 p.m. ET! (No purchase necessary. Open to legal residents of the 50 U.S. & DC, 18 or older. Event ends August 9 at 2 pm EDT. Void where prohibited. Here's how to enter to win.) And if you've never seen a total solar eclipse, NASA has a video for you. | Plus: Our Weather and Traffic Guide | The Best ISO-Certified Gear to See the 2017 Solar Eclipse, and check out our guide to make sure your solar viewing glasses are safe.

https://www.space.com/33797-total-solar ... guide.html
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Airbnb hosts charge sky-high prices for solar eclipse

Postby bferrari on Sat Aug 19, 2017 8:59 am

Airbnb hosts charge sky-high prices for solar eclipse

Airbnb hosts charge sky-high prices for solar eclipse


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