On August 21, 2017, millions of people across the United States saw nature's most wondrous spectacle — a total eclipse of the Sun. We are now turning our focus to the next total solar eclipse in the USA on April 8, 2024 and other coming eclipses. Bookmark this site for authoritative maps and information on future solar eclipses.
A total solar eclipse is unlike anything you've seen in your life. As totality approaches, you will see the astonishing sight of day turning to night and the Sun's corona blazing in the sky. This is truly a great American eclipse because totality will sweep the nation from the Pacific to the Atlantic. Nearly everyone in the US can reach this total solar eclipse within one day's drive. An eclipse is a cosmic billiard shot — the Sun, Moon, and Earth line up to reveal the Sun's atmosphere, it's corona. Eclipses on Earth occur only because of an amazing celestial coincidence.