Jamie is an experienced science, technology and travel journalist and stargazer who writes about exploring the night sky, solar and lunar eclipses, moon-gazing, astro-travel, astronomy and space exploration. He is the editor of WhenIsTheNextEclipse.com and author of A Stargazing Program For Beginners, and is a senior contributor at Forbes. His special skill is turning tech-babble into plain English.
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The total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024 is a rare chance for North Americans to experience a total solar eclipse. Don't get it wrong.
With millions of people flocking to see the total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024, we take a look at some of the predicted most crowded places.
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Over 31 million people in North America will experience a total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024. Here we have listed 10 of the biggest cities in the path of totality.
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A total solar eclipse is coming to the U.S. on April 8, 2024. We've rounded up some of the best places in each state along the path of totality to view the eclipse from.
On April 8, 2024, all of Canada will see at least a partial solar eclipse, but parts of Ontario, Quebec and Atlantic Canada will experience totality.
With the solar cycle set to peak earlier than predicted, the sun's corona should look its spectacular spiky best for April 8's total solar eclipse.
If you want to watch April's total solar eclipse from a beautiful location and need some inspiration, we have rounded up 10 of the best scenic spots across North America.
A total solar eclipse will be visible across North America on April 8, 2024. Here, we take a look at some of the best places to watch the total eclipse in Mexico.
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