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2017 Solar Eclipse Facts and Tips

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The corona of the sun appears around the edge of the shadow of the moon in a total solar eclipse, with the Museum's podcast logo overlaid on top.

On August 21st, 2017, most of North America will experience a solar eclipse, with a select area experiencing a total solar eclipse. To learn more about what an eclipse is, and how to safely view this event, we spoke with museum astrophysicist Jackie Faherty.

If you're in the New York area, you can view a live feed of the eclipse at the Museum on August 21st.



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To learn more about the eclipse, watch this video: