You’ve probably already heard about the upcoming Total Solar Eclipse that will take place on August 21st and be viewable in the United States.

I thought it would be useful to collect a few related resources.

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Here are my choices for The Best Resources For Learning About The 2017 Total Solar Eclipse:

NASA has created a special site on the eclipse and, really, I don’t think you need to go anywhere else. It seems to have everything!

However, you might still want to check out these other resources:

You’ll need special glasses to see the solar eclipse. Here’s where to get them free. is from The Washington Post.

A solar eclipse is coming in August. Here’s what it will look like where you are. is from The L.A. Times.

Gizmodo has a nice map at The Best Place to View the Total Solar Eclipse This Summer, According to Science.

2017 Total Solar Eclipse: A Guide to Totality on August 21, 2017 is from Sky and Telescope.

National Eclipse and Eclipse 2017 are similar sites with lots of information.

Here’s every total solar eclipse happening in your lifetime. Is this year your best chance? is from The Washington Post.

The Smithsonian Institution has come out with their own free app for the Eclipse.  Here’s how they describe it:

The Smithsonian Eclipse app, from the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, is your interactive guide to the 2017 total solar eclipse, giving Americans a front row seat to a rare celestial event. Watch a live NASA stream of the eclipse as it travels across the continental United States, calculate your view with our interactive eclipse map and get a virtual view in our eclipse simulator. 

Discovery Education has come out with a site that has a number of free education resources about the Eclipse.

So the eclipse is coming and you suddenly want to be an astronomer. Here’s what they actually do. is from The Washington Post.

Here’s the Washington Post’s special page on the Eclipse.
Some Pretty Cool Science Is Gonna Happen During The Eclipse is from Five Thirty Eight.

A solar eclipse is coming to America. Here’s what you’ll see where you live. is from Vox.