Solar Eclipse Apps You'll Need on Eclipse Day
Want to know when the eclipse begins and ends in your hometown, or what's the quickest way to the path of totality? Looking for an eclipse countdown timer? There are eclipse apps for that!
Images to Inspire: Solar Eclipse Pictures
We've gathered some of the best pictures of past solar eclipses, total and partial, from our online photo gallery to serve as inspiration for your eclipse photography
DIY: Astronomy Projects & Guidance
A Compact, Lightweight Solar Projection Viewer
Learn how to make a travel-friendly solar projection viewer for your telescope for the next total solar eclipse!
10 Things You Might Forget You Need on Eclipse Day
So you think you’re prepared for your eclipse viewing experience. But may I submit, dear reader, that you might have forgotten to pack a few things...
Total Solar Eclipse: All-Sky Maps
Wondering what you'll see during the total solar eclipse on August 21st? Use our all-sky maps to figure it out!
AAS's Advice for Safe Solar-Eclipse Viewing
Due to alarming reports of potentially unsafe eclipse viewers as eclipse day approaches, the American Astronomical Society has revised its safety advice.
Sky & Telescope Answers Your Eclipse Questions
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 the answers!
Low-Tech Eclipse Viewing
What to do if you're caught without optics on eclipse day. Low-tech eclipse viewing options from pinhole to binocular projection.
How to Read the Weather the Day Before the Eclipse
Weather will play a crucial role on eclipse day. Meteorologist and eclipsophile Jay Anderson shares his tips for predicting the unpredictable: eclipse weather.
Eclipse Events Roundup
Sky & Telescope brings you total eclipse events happening across the country on August 21st, courtesy of our astronomy events page.
What Kind of Solar Eclipse Will You See?
From the makers of SkySafari comes an eclipse widget that lets you see the circumstances of the August 21st solar eclipse for any location.
Buzz Aldrin, Moonwalker and Eclipsophile, Saw Totality Twice from Space
Buzz Aldrin experienced totality twice in space — once on Gemini XII, then on Apollo 11. Next up: Idaho.
The Eclipse Megamovie Project
Join a citizen-science campaign on August 21st to record 90 minutes of the Sun's changing corona. You'll need your smartphone and the Megamovie Mobile app.
Still Making Eclipse Travel Plans? Camping Might be the Answer
Think the total solar eclipse is "sold out"? Think again — and grab your camping gear. Private campsites and RV parks within the long path of totality are still available for those willing to travel.
Solar Finders: Safely Target the Sun with Your Telescope
Solar finders help you point out the obvious (the Sun) without damaging your eyes or equipment. Here are some easy homemade solutions for you to try.
Top 10 Places to View the Total Solar Eclipse
The celestial event of this young century — the great American total solar eclipse of 2017 — is now just weeks away. The biggest remaining question is, where will you be when the Moon’s shadow arrives?
How to Build on the Solar Eclipse Experience
Eclipse-related outreach activities will abound this August, but how do we best capitalize on this rare celestial event after it happens? Astronomers Without Borders has developed a Sun-focused curriculum and is looking for volunteers to help teachers implement it.
Astrophotography with Jerry Lodriguss
Experiencing the Total Solar Eclipse
Take it from a seasoned professional — the best way to experience a total eclipse, especially your first, is by eye. Put the camera down!
“Observe” August's Eclipse with Your AM Radio
When the Moon's shadow glides across the U.S. on August 21st, you'll have have a chance to hear the eclipse as it happens.
Stargazer's Corner: Adventures Under the Night Sky
A Solar Eclipse Experiment for a Sunny Day
Learn about solar eclipses with this solar eclipse activity. All you need is a tape measure, a long stick, a small sphere, and a sunny day.