Solar Eclipse
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1 year ago

Thousands flock to Chile for rare glimpse at total solar eclipse

The moon's shadow swept along a nearly 7,000-mile path across the Pacific Ocean and hit the coast of Chile at 4:38 p.m. local time, plunging everyone there into darkness for nearly three minutes.
1 year ago
Thousands flock to Chile for rare glimpse at total solar eclipse
1 year ago

Chilean city hosts more than 300,000 visitors for rare total solar eclipse

It was the first one since the coast-to-coast U.S. eclipse of 2017 and many Americans traveled to Chile to witness it.
1 year ago
Chilean city hosts more than 300,000 visitors for rare total solar eclipse
1 year ago

Total solar eclipse over parts of Chile, Argentina

Totality occurred at 4:38pm EST.
1 year ago
Total solar eclipse over parts of Chile, Argentina
3 years ago

Fast facts about solar eclipses

A few things to know before watching the sky turn dark.
3 years ago
Fast facts about solar eclipses
3 years ago

Countdown to Monday's solar eclipse

More than 7 million people are expected to travel to prime-viewing locations.
3 years ago
Countdown to Monday's solar eclipse
3 years ago

Millions of Americans in awe of total eclipse

The next North American total solar eclipse will happen on April 8, 2024.
3 years ago
Millions of Americans in awe of total eclipse
3 years ago

Total solar eclipse experience from coast to coast

From Madras, Oregon, one of the first cities to fall into darkness, to Charleston, South Carolina, awe-struck onlookers in the "path of totality" cheered the covering and re-emerging of the sun.
3 years ago
Total solar eclipse experience from coast to coast
3 years ago

President and Melania Trump watch total solar eclipse from White House balcony

Standing on a White House balcony, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump joined millions of Americans to watch the total solar eclipse Monday.
3 years ago
President Trump, first lady watch total solar eclipse from White House balcony
3 years ago

Couple says 'I do' during total solar eclipse, in the path of totality

Newlyweds Samantha and Cameron Kuhn had an out-of-this-world wedding today.
3 years ago
Couple marries during total solar eclipse, in the path of totality
3 years ago

Will you marry me? Total solar eclipse was the perfect backdrop for proposals across the country

Love was in the air for many couples during the total solar eclipse.
3 years ago
Total solar eclipse was the perfect backdrop for proposals across the country
3 years ago

Photo of woman helping her elderly father experience the eclipse is pulling heartstrings

"It was pretty special he got to see it and we got to see it together.”
3 years ago
Photo of woman helping her father experience the eclipse is pulling heartstrings
3 years ago

Woman experiences total solar eclipse with her dying father

Hedy Morrison of Nashville, Tennessee, helped her 93-year-old father witness the total solar eclipse on Monday.
3 years ago
Woman experiences total solar eclipse with her dying father
3 years ago

NASA satellite images show yesterday's solar eclipse from space

Millions of people gathered in the eclipse's relatively narrow path of totality.
3 years ago
NASA satellite images show yesterday's solar eclipse from space
3 years ago

Couples get engaged during total solar eclipse

Love was in the air for many couples who got engaged during the total solar eclipse.
3 years ago
Couples get engaged during total solar eclipse
3 years ago

'Total Eclipse of the Heart' hits No. 1 on iTunes chart, surpassing 'Despacito'

Bonnie Tyler's 1983 hit, "Total Eclipse of the Heart," has climbed to No. 1 on the iTunes charts, fittingly, on day of total solar eclipse.
3 years ago
'Total Eclipse of the Heart' hits No. 1 on iTunes for solar eclipse
3 years ago

The Great American Eclipse sweeps across the US

The total eclipse of the sun was a rare cosmic event, witnessed by millions.
3 years ago
The Great American Eclipse sweeps across the US
3 years ago

Highlights from the great American eclipse

A look at the best moments of the eclipse from around the country.
3 years ago
Highlights from the great American eclipse
3 years ago

Eclipse aftermath by the numbers

Twitter boasted more than 6 million tweets about the eclipse and NASA's Facebook livestream had more than 29 million views.
3 years ago
Eclipse aftermath by the numbers
3 years ago

Solar eclipse lights up social media

NASA's livestream racked up 28 million views on Facebook.
3 years ago
Solar eclipse lights up social media
3 years ago

How eclipse chasers, small towns prepared for total solar eclipse

Local communities tried to prepare for the onslaught of so-called "umbraphiles," who travel the world chasing the moon's shadow, as hotel rooms were booked up for miles around.
3 years ago
How eclipse chasers, small towns prepared for total solar eclipse
3 years ago

Total solar eclipse wows crowds across the US

A total solar eclipse has begun in parts of Oregon, with the moon casting a shadow on Earth, darkening the sky and dropping temperatures.
3 years ago
Total solar eclipse wows crowds across the US
3 years ago

The effects of the total eclipse

Viewers felt a drop in temperature during the eclipse, and were able to see the corona and diamond ring of the sun.
3 years ago
The effects of the total eclipse
3 years ago

Total solar eclipse wows crowds across the US

The ABC News team reports from along the solar eclipse's path of totality.
3 years ago
Total solar eclipse wows crowds across the US
3 years ago

Solar eclipse brings Americans together

Awestruck families and friends gather across the country to watch the solar eclipse.
3 years ago
Solar eclipse brings Americans together
3 years ago

Total solar eclipse 2017: Best photos from around the US

Here are some of the best photos from around the country of Monday's total solar eclipse and people enjoying the astronomical event.
3 years ago
Total solar eclipse 2017: Best photos from around the country
3 years ago

Out-of-this world photos of the 2017 solar eclipse

A collection of the best images from the solar eclipse.
3 years ago
Images that eclipsed all the rest from the North American total solar eclipse
3 years ago

Total solar eclipse 2017: Celebs share their photos

Julia Louis-Dreyfus was one star who shared a picture from the event.
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Celebs share their solar eclipse photos
3 years ago

Pets sport glasses for the total solar eclipse

Cats and dogs across the country are prepared to view the celestial event.
3 years ago
Pets sport glasses for the total solar eclipse
3 years ago

Baby girl named Eclipse born in SC on day of total solar eclipse

A baby girl born today in South Carolina hours before the solar eclipse has been legally named Eclipse.
3 years ago
Girl named Eclipse born on day of total solar eclipse
3 years ago

How to build an eclipse viewer

Also, folks in Idaho describe what it was like to view the total solar eclipse.
3 years ago
How to build an eclipse viewer
3 years ago

Total solar eclipse 2017: What is it, and what will happen?

The rare and striking astronomical event is taking place on Aug. 21.
3 years ago
What is a total solar eclipse?
3 years ago

Eclipse leaves the continental US

ABC News' David Muir reports from Charleston, South Carolina, as the eclipse leave the U.S. and moves out to sea.
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Eclipse leaves the continental US
3 years ago

Rooftop eclipse watch party in Nashville

ABC News' chief meteorologist Ginger Zee reports from Tootsies in Tennessee.
3 years ago
Rooftop eclipse watch party in Nashville
3 years ago

Crowds at Carhenge in Nebraska eager to view solar eclipse

People from all over the world are able to clearly view total solar eclipse.
3 years ago
Crowds at Carhenge in Nebraska eager to view solar eclipse
3 years ago

The Trump family watches the total solar eclipse together

Donald, Melania and Barron Trump stepped outside the White House to watch the total solar eclipse.
3 years ago
The Trump family watches the total solar eclipse together
3 years ago

Baby girl named Eclipse born in SC on day of total solar eclipse

Eclipse Alizabeth Eubanks came into the world at 8:04 a.m. weighing 6 pounds, 3 ounces and measuring 19 inches long.
3 years ago
Baby girl named Eclipse born in SC on day of total solar eclipse
3 years ago

Clouds threaten maximum totality viewing of solar eclipse in Illinois

One astronomer explains why some people may not be able to see the sun's corona during the eclipse.
3 years ago
Clouds threaten maximum totality viewing of solar eclipse in Illinois
3 years ago

Behind the scenes look: Mitsubishi films Eclipse commercial during solar eclipse

Our sponsor, Mitsubishi, shoots a commercial for the new 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross in the path of totality.
3 years ago
Behind the scenes look: Mitsubishi films Eclipse commercial during solar eclipse
3 years ago

Bonnie Tyler to sing 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' during eclipse

Bonnie Tyler will sing her iconic hit, "Total Eclipse of the Heart" during the solar eclipse taking place today.
3 years ago
Bonnie Tyler to sing 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' during eclipse
3 years ago

Couple says 'I do' during total solar eclipse, in the path of totality

Newlyweds Samantha and Cameron Kuhn had an out-of-this-world wedding today during the total solar eclipse in the path of totality in St. Joseph, Missouri.
3 years ago
Couple says 'I do' during total solar eclipse, in the path of totality
3 years ago

First look at the solar eclipse from Oregon

Photos from one of the first places in the U.S. to see the 2017 solar eclipse.
3 years ago
First look at the solar eclipse from Oregon
3 years ago

Total solar eclipse 2017: Weather forecast for path of totality

Whether or not you see Monday's total solar eclipse depends entirely on the weather and clear skies.
3 years ago
Total solar eclipse: Weather forecast for path of totality
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Crowds gather to witness solar eclipse in Oregon

Thousands watch in excitement as corona becomes visible solar eclipse.
3 years ago
Crowds gather to witness solar eclipse in Oregon
3 years ago

Solar eclipse superstitions and supernatural beliefs

Ancient cultures thought a solar eclipse could be a sign of the end of times or of a terrible omen.
3 years ago
Solar eclipse superstitions and supernatural beliefs
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How to make your own eclipse viewing device

If your glasses didn't arrive on time or outlets near you are sold out, you can still see the eclipse with this DIY pinhole camera, using common household items.
3 years ago
How to make your own eclipse viewing device
3 years ago

Bride says her total solar eclipse wedding will be celestially 'perfect'

Astronomy lover Samantha Adams dishes on her decision to get married during the total solar eclipse.
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Bride says her total solar eclipse wedding will be celestially 'perfect'
3 years ago

Viewing the eclipse from Idaho Falls

ABC News' Eva Pilgrim reports from the official NASA observation site in Idaho, in the path of totality.
3 years ago
Viewing the eclipse from Idaho Falls
3 years ago

Science behind the total solar eclipse explained

ABC News' David Muir breaks down how the movement of the moon causes the eclipse.
3 years ago
Science behind the total solar eclipse explained
3 years ago

Time lapse: Total solar eclipse in Oregon

A total solar eclipse has begun in the United States, first visible over Oregon, with the moon completely blocking the sun.
3 years ago
Time lapse: Total solar eclipse in Oregon
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Total solar eclipse 2017: Tips for safe viewing with glasses, viewers, filters, projections

Here's how to safely watch the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, 2017.
3 years ago
How to safely view the total solar eclipse