The Hows & Whys of Solar Eclipses
Take a few minutes to become an eclipse expert for family and friends.
Astrophotography: Tips & Techniques
Eclipse Photography: Framing the Eclipse
Here are several ideas photographers can use when shooting their next total solar eclipse.
Astrophotography: Tips & Techniques
Eclipse Photographer’s Checklist
For those preparing to photograph a total solar eclipse, Fred Espenak shares his eclipse photography checklist.
Tips for Photographing a Total Solar Eclipse
A total eclipse of the Sun is a spectacular sight. With a little preparation and advance planning, you can capture your own souvenir portrait of this awe-inspiring sight.
How to Look at the Sun Safely
Our star is an amazing object to observe, whether by eye or with optical aid. These time-tested tips will let you see the solar disk worry-free.
Plan for the Next Total Solar Eclipse
Totality is addictive — once you've seen one total solar eclipse, you're hankering for the next one. Some exciting destinations are getting ready for their dances with darkness.
Best 2017 Eclipse Pictures from Our Readers
We've curated a selection of some of the best pictures our readers submitted to our online gallery of the August 21 solar eclipse.
After Totality: Eclipse Reactions Video
On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse cast its shadow across the US. Sky & Telescope was there, and we captured some of your eclipse reactions.
Total Eclipse vs Solar Power
In addition to clogged roads and crowded hotels, the 2017 solar eclipse had another big effect on U.S. infrastructure: reduced solar power production.
Citizen Science: Projects & Collaboration
The Eclipse as Seen by Citizen Scientists
Some academic and citizen-science groups came up with neat initiatives for eclipse day. Let’s find out how they did.
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Experiencing Totality: S&T's Eclipse Stories
With our editors and writers scattered across the eclipse path today, here are our stories on the total solar eclipse.
Eclipse Weather: Decision Time
With the eclipse just a few days away on Monday, now is the time to start taking stock of the weather forecast — and making decisions.
Where to Watch the Solar Eclipse Online
Multiple organizations are live-streaming the total solar eclipse from groundbased telescopes, racing Volvos, and high-altitude balloons — take a look!
Solar Eclipse Activities for Kids and Families
Enrich the eclipse experience — especially the long, partial phases — with solar eclipse activities for the young and young at heart.
Eclipse Planning: Explore Weather Model Forecasts
If you're itching to know the weather on eclipse day, here's how you can explore weather model forecasts. Just remember, the eclipse is still almost a week away!
How Will the Sun's Corona Look at Totality?
Updated 8/16 to include Predictive Science, Inc.'s predictions. The total solar eclipse is less than three weeks away, but researchers already have a good indication of how the Sun’s corona will look when it comes into view.
Explore the Night with Bob King
Will Monday's Total Eclipse Change Your Life?
Total eclipses have the power to touch us deeply and reverberate through our life in unexpected ways.
Sky & Telescope Answers Your Eclipse Questions: Part II
A few weeks ago we took to Twitter and Facebook to find out what questions you wanted answered about the August 21st Total Solar Eclipse. Now we're back with Part II of the answers!
2017's Solar Eclipse for the Rest of Us
Totality watchers get the best show, but a far greater number of people will be in partial eclipse territory. Here's how to make the most of it.
Use Your Smartphone to Shoot a Solar Eclipse
Read this advice from expert eclipse-chasers before you use your smartphone to photograph a solar eclipse.