Information about the August 21, 2017, Solar Eclipse

Michael A. Covington, Ph.D.
Senior Research Scientist Emeritus
The University of Georgia

On August 21, 2017, all of North America will see an eclipse of the sun.
Many Americans live near the path of totality.
Use these links to learn more about how to see and photograph the eclipse.


ESPAÑOL: Haga clic aquí

For the time and appearance of the eclipse at your location, click here.

For a complete guide to viewing and photographing the eclipse, click here.

For a 1-page guide that you can print out, click here.


Freely shareable pictures

Click each to view full size...

 


Freely shareable presentations, posters, and handouts

Customized for Georgia and the Carolinas, but almost everything here is relevant throughout North America. Feel free to adapt these to your location.

The August 2017 Solar Eclipse in Georgia and the Carolinas
(Full presentation)
by Michael Covington

The August 2017 Solar Eclipse in Georgia and the Carolinas
(Short presentation)
by Michael Covington

The August 2017 Solar Eclipse in Georgia and the Carolinas
(One-page summary, to print on 14-inch paper and hand out,
or print larger and use as a poster)
by Michael Covington

(NEW!) The August 2017 Solar Eclipse in Kentucky and Tennessee
(One-page summary, to print on 14-inch paper and hand out,
or print larger and use as a poster)
by Michael Covington


En español

EN ESPAÑOL:
El Eclipse del Sol de 2017 en Georgia y las Carolinas
(Presentación corta)
por Michael Covington

EN ESPAÑOL:
El Eclipse del Sol de 2017 en Georgia y las Carolinas
(Somario en una página para imprimir y distribuir,
o para imprimir más grande como póster)
por Michael Covington


Other eclipse web sites

How to Photograph a Solar Eclipse
by Fred Espenak, with exposure table

Video (about 5 minutes):
Solar Eclipse Across America
American Astronomical Society

Video (about 5 minutes):
How to Safely Watch a Solar Eclipse
American Astronomical Society

AAS Eclipse Page

NASA Eclipse Page

NASA Eclipse Web Site
(all eclipses, more technical)


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