US Experiencing First Solar Eclipse in 99 Years

North America will be treated to a total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017. It’s the first time in nearly 100 years this has happened.

Unfortunately, due to our location on the southern tip of Africa, we won’t be able to view it, but thanks to the internet, we’ll be able to watch in live online.

After the event, we’ll also be treated to various photographs provided by 11 spacecraft, more than 50 high altitude balloons and the inhabitants of the International Space Station. These images will be provided by NASA.

NASA’s live broadcast of the eclipse will begin at 12pm EDT/5pm SA time and will include live video streaming of the event as well as related broadcasts leading up to it.

The full event can also be viewed on YouTube below.

African has it’s own annual eclipse coming up soon and we have all the top spots you can stay at to view it. 

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