Eclipse 2024

The 2024 total solar eclipse explained

April 8, 2024 will bring a long totality to Mexico, USA and Canada. Here’s what you need to know. 

Are you planning for the total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024? Visible from within a 100-mile-wide path of totality through Mexico, USA and Canada, choosing a place to view isn’t easy – but there are plenty of options.‘s editor Jamie Carter recently penned an article all about the eclipse for the BBC Sky At Night magazine, including everything from dates and times, observing tips and iconic places to go, including: 

You can read more on the BBC Sky At Night website here: 

How to see the total solar eclipse on 8 April 2024

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