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TOTAL Solar Eclipse on August 21, 2017!

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Solar Eclipse on August 21, 2017! A total solar eclipse will occur on Monday, August 21, 2017. The event has been described as the "Great American Eclipse" as it will be visible in totality only within a band across the entire contiguous United States.[1] The previous time a total solar eclipse was visible across the entire contiguous United States was during the June 8, 1918 eclipse. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partly obscuring the image of the Sun for a viewer on Earth. A total solar eclipse occurs when the Moon's apparent diameter is larger than the Sun's, blocking all direct sunlight,...

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