Archive for March 19, 2017
Do you have a pair of solar eclipse viewing glasses yet? You’ll want to purchase a pair or two soon because there will be a total eclipse of the sun on August 21, 2017.
This solar eclipse is particularly rare for several reasons, according to a Space.com article by Mike Wall, “Total Solar Eclipse 2017: When, Where and How to See It (Safely).” In this article, Wall interviews eclipse expert and astronomer, Jay Pasachoff, of Williams College in Massachusetts.
One of the reasons this is such a rare event, said Pasachoff, is that it will be the first time in 99 years that a total solar eclipse will be visible on both coasts. It is also a unique because it has been 4 d