On Monday, August 21, 2017, Total Solar Eclipse will*darken skies above North America, along a stretch of land about 70 miles (113 kilometers) wide,*plunging it into darkness for over two minutes. It will be certainly one of the biggest astronomical events America experienced in years.
To celebrate it, we’ve gathered a collection of the best maps that explain this fascinating phenomenon. Have a look and comment.
1. The path of totality across the United States on August 21, 2017


source: GreatAmericanEclipse
2. The path of total solar eclipse explained


source: Nat Geo
3. What the total solar eclipse in August will look like throughout the U.S.

source:*Washington Post
4. Total solar eclipses over North America in the 21st century

source: GreatAmericanEclipse
5. Total solar eclipse paths over the contiguous U.S. since 2000 B.C.

source:*Washington Post
6. The Saros Cycle is the repetition cycle of eclipse


source: NASA
7. Google search interest in the solar eclipse


8. How long will it take to drive to the centerline of eclipse from my home?


source: GreatAmericanEclipse
9. The best chance of clear skies on August, 21


source: NASA
10. Times of greatest eclipse and half durations of partial eclipse


source: GreatAmericanEclipse
11. Guide to Total Solar Eclipse


source: Time and Date
Bonus: Solar Eclipse 101 from National Geographic

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