On Monday,August 21,2017 a total solar eclipse will be visible across the United States from Oregon to South Carolina.This will be the first solar eclipse to be seen coast-to-coast in the United States since 1918.In the city we will see a partial eclipse (about 70% totality) which will start at 1:23p.m.
(peak at 2:45p.m.) and end at 4:01p.m.
The American Museum of Natural History:The Hayden Planetarium will host a viewing event on this day from noon to 4:00p.m.
Resources for Further Information:
- Eclipse2017.org (maps)
- NASA Solar Eclipse-eclipse2017.nasa.gov
- How to View the 2017 Solar Eclipse Safely- https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/safety (Eclipse 101)
- Solar Eclipse 2017: Where to See it in New York City- https://ny.curbed.com/maps/solar-eclipse2017-map-nyc
The information about the upcoming solar eclipse will be discussed as a phenomena of the solar system as well as lunar eclipses in September during Science.
All the Best,