Here's Why This Total Solar Eclipse Is So UnusualWhat makes the Aug. 21 eclipse so special is that it will cut diagonally across the entire United States.
What The August Eclipse Will Look Like In MinnesotaA total solar eclipse is slated to occur later this summer, but no one standing in Minnesota or Wisconsin will be able to see it.
U.S. Will See 1st Coast-To-Coast Total Solar Eclipse In 99 Years In AugustTotal solar eclipses occur every year or two or three, often in the middle of nowhere like the South Pacific or Antarctic. What makes this one so special — at least for Americans — is that it will cut diagonally across the entire United States.
Sky Gazers Rejoice In Partial EclipseA partial solar eclipse has a whole lot of folks excited. "I think that we're going to get some really great views of the sun," said Dave Falkner of the Minnesota Astronomical Society. "There's a huge sun spot group to go along with the eclipse, and it's just really exciting."
Partial Solar Eclipse Visible In Minnesota ThursdayA number of astronomy buffs are preparing for Thursday's partial solar eclipse, which will be the final one of the year. The moon will move in front of the sun from about 4:30 until 6 p.m. Thursday.
Get A View Of The Solar Eclipse TonightAt around 7:35 p.m., we will have a solar eclipse. The moon is going to pass in front of the sun, and we'll see a partial eclipse here in Minnesota.
Partial Solar Eclipse This SundaySkies will clear enough for us to see the partial solar eclipse Sunday night. It begins at about 7 p.m., and while it's not a total eclipse it'll be really cool because the when the sun sets around 8:45 it'll be 60 percent eclipsed.