Can’t travel to the path of totality for the August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse? Never fear. You can watch online from a variety of sources.
Artist's concept of a total solar eclipse, via WBNG.
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.
The American Astronomical Society wants to help you publicize your event for the August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse.
eclipse event map
Even as the long-lived Cassini spacecraft gears up for its last moments at Saturn, it’s preparing for a final long-distance look at Titan, Saturn’s large moon, on September 11.
Two views of Titan from Cassini, using the narrow-angle camera on March 21, 2017, revealing bright methane clouds in the thick, opaque nitrogen atmosphere, and dark dunes, lakes and seas on the surface. Natural color on left, false color on right. Image via NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute/AmericaSpace.