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Does anyone know what is happening on April 8?Click the moon to continue...

On April 8th there will be a total solar eclipse!(for some areas of the US, including parts of PA!)Click the moon to continue.

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During a total solar eclipse the moon passes between Earth and the sun and blocks some of the sun's light. Click the moon to continue.

A partial solar eclipse takes place when the sun, moon and Earth are not exactly lined up

Click the telescope to see the view from Earth during a partial solar eclipse

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Click here for more awesome eclipse images!

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Important!DO NOT use just any glasses, filters, or sun glasses to view a solar eclipse. You must use proper eyewear that comply with the ISO 12312-2 international standard.

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Click the eye to enter Nasa's "Eyes on the Solar System - Eclipse Model"

After the total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024, the next total solar eclipse that can be seen from the contiguous United States will be on Aug. 23, 2044.Click the here to find out where the path of totality will be.

Click on the map to find how much of the eclipse will be visible in your area!