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What You Need to Know About the Solar Eclipse
13 August 2017, 07:40 | Dale Webster
The silver nose of this WB-57 jet contains a telescope. NASA’s Johnson Space Center Norah Moran
Commencing at 10:15 a.m. PDT (1:15 p.m. EDT), a lunar shadow 73 miles wide will take one hour and 33 minutes to travel from OR on the west coast to SC on the east, allowing continuous observation for 90 minutes. Sure. ABC7 News, among others, will feature live television coverage of the eclipse starting at 10 a.m. "That doesn't sound like a lot, but when you look in the sky, the apparent size of the moon is about a half a degree".
This forecast will no doubt change, but it's evident that several weather systems could come into play, ending the party in some spots by early that afternoon. Only in areas that see the maximum total eclipse and during the peak eclipse is it safe to remove glasses (and that is a fairly short window).
Whether you want to see the eclipse in totality or partially, you need to do it safely. As the earth rotates, the moon's shadow traces a path across a portion of the earth.
On Aug. 21, the United States will experience its first total solar eclipse since February 26, 1979.
Smith will see his second eclipse on August 21st. NASA has released a map to find out the exact time and how long it will last wherever you are along the path of totality. This particular eclipse is a partial eclipse as viewed from New England.
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