Solar Eclipse Of August 2017 : Things To Know

Things You Should Know About Upcoming solar eclipse on 21th August 2017

What is a solar Eclipse?

A solar eclipse happens when the  New Moon comes between the Earth and Sun, which  blocks out the Sun’s rays and casts  a shadow on a specific part of Earth.
If the Moon blocks a portion of the sun , it is called as a partial/half solar eclipse.

When Did The Last Solar Eclipse Happened?

The Last Full   eclipse happened on 8th June of 1918 which  started from  Washington  to Florida.

What Is The Happening Date And Time Of  The Solar Eclipse ?

Just in the last of August, , people all over the world will  witness the phenomenal natural wonder of  earth and sky  – The solar eclipse.

It  will start just over the Pacific Ocean at 15:46 GMT on August 21 .

What is the best place to see The Phenomenal Incident?

The Eclipse will have a Best view  from the middle part of  US .
The best viewing places are  Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina.

But there is nothing to worry if you are not from these states. Because, a partial part of the  eclipse can be seen from the other places too. But if you don’t want to miss the full eclipse then just pack your bags and book a seat on the starting place of the eclipse.

How To View  The solar Eclipse?

You Have to use “eclipse glasses”  to view the Full eclipse as looking directly towards the sun is completely prohibited.
People suggests to use sunglasses to view the solar eclipse but this is not a good decision.
Without using  proper glasses, never let your children see the phenomenal beauty as this will effect the eyes badly.

Upcoming 5 Total Eclipses

21 Aug 2017

S. E. (Full)

2 Jul 2019

S. E. (Full)

14 Dec 2020

S. E. (Full)

4 Dec 2021

S. E. (Full)

20 Apr 2023

S. E. (Full)