The total solar eclipse is to occur on Aug 21, 2017. It is a total solar eclipse and it is mostly viewed in America a. On Aug 21,2017 people across the united states will see the sun disappear behind the moon, changing the daylight into twilight and also decreasing the temperature rapidly and revealing the massive streamers of light streaking through the sky around the silhouette of the moon. On that America will fall under the path of solar eclipse, so it is called as American total solar eclipse
What is total solar eclipse: The total solar eclipse occurs when the disc of moon completely cover the disk of the sun in the sky. The fact that solar eclipse occurs a is a quirk of cosmic geometry. Outside the path of totality, the sky watchers in the continental U.S. and other nearby areas can see the partial solar eclipse. Two to five solar eclipse occurs each year on average but this total solar eclipse occurs in every 18 months.
What can be seen during the total eclipse?
During the total solar eclipse, the disc of the moon blocks out the last sliver of light from the sun and the sun’s outer atmosphere the corona became visible.
The total path of totality of the eclipse on Aug 21, 2017, is 70 miles and it stretches from Oregon to South Carolina. It passes through Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tenessee Georgia South Carolina and North Carolina.
The totality of eclipse will take place at most for 2 minutes 40 secs.People standing at the edge of the path can feel the eclipse only for few seconds.
To watch the totality safely wear the solar viewing glass.