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When’s the next U.S. total solar eclipse?

After the August 21, 2017 eclipse, the next total solar eclipse visible from North America will be April 8, 2024.

How ISS astronauts saw the eclipse

The International Space Station passed 3 times on Monday through the moon’s penumbral shadow. Images of the moon’s shadow on Earth, seen from space, acquired by ISS astronauts.

Awesome eclipse photos from friends!

We received many more wonderful photos of the August 21 eclipse than for any prior event. We love them all, and wish we could post them all! 

When will we see the moon again?

Following Monday’s eclipse, the moon will reappear in the west shortly after sunset. But when?

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How to watch Monday’s eclipse online

Can’t travel to the path of totality for the August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse? Never fear. Here’s how to watch online from a variety of sources.

What to look for in a total solar eclipse

The August 21 total eclipse will last several hours. There will be many interesting things to look for. Bookmark this handy checklist of must-see events and effects, from eclipse gurus Fred Espenak and Mark Littmann.

See 4 planets during the total eclipse

During a total solar eclipse, the daytime sky darkens, and bright stars and planets pop into view. Charts here, identifying which ones for the August 21, 2017 eclipse.

Best places to watch 2017 eclipse

Looking for road maps showing the path of totality for the August 21, 2017 eclipse? Click here.

Add your eclipse event to the AAS map

The American Astronomical Society wants to help you publicize your event for the August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse.

Solar eclipse marked beginning of Iroquois Confederacy

A total solar eclipse of August 22, 1142 may have coincided with the birth of the Iroquois Confederacy, oldest democracy in North America and possibly on Earth.

Cassini prepares for last look at Titan

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