The far-north path of March's total solar eclipse

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March 20th's Arctic Total Solar Eclipse

When the Moon next covers the Sun, on the equinox, its hard-to-reach path will include the North Pole but very little land.

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An Exotic Solar Eclipse

On July 11th, a lot of ocean and a few tiny bits of land will experience a Moon-blackened Sun. But getting to the Moon's shadow will be a challenge.

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The Great Eclipse of 2009

The century’s longest solar eclipse is about to sweep across China and the Pacific. Eclipse-chasers from around the world are counting down the hours until July 22nd.

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Eclipse 2002: Africa or Australia?

In December the Dark Continent offers a longer duration of totality than the Australian Outback, but the latter site presents much better weather prospects. The choice is yours.