07 Jan, 2017
Blog 3: A Cosmic Display Eclipsing All Others
2017 is the year of what’s justly dubbed “the Great American Eclipse,” with the total solar eclipse of Aug. 21 swooping across the contiguous 48 states. The last time a complete sun power failure darkened any part of the mainland United States was in 1979 and the next will be in 2024.
This will be the “first to sweep across the entire country since 1918!” proclaims the Internet site eclipse2017.org.
Having witnessed five of them, I am certain a total solar eclipse is the most spectacular