August 2017 Full Solar Eclipse and Perseid Meteor Shower

August 10, 2017

 

 

August 2017: A Big Month for Astronomy in the U.S.

Sky watchers in the United States have been waiting for this date for years. On Aug. 21, 2017, there’s going to be a total eclipse of the Sun. With the path of totality stretching from Oregon to South Carolina, people can see the eclipse from coast to coast. The timing of the eclipse will provide the opportunity for viewers to see one of the biggest astronomical events of the century just a few weeks after enjoying one of the biggest meteor showers of the year.

Eclipse: Who? What? Where? When? and How? - NASA

 

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