May 27, 2022

Reference: NASA Total Solar Eclipse Press Kit and Other Eclipse Resources

Live Coverage via NASA TV

UPDATE August 20: Precision Eclipse Computation Database (“What to Expect” at Any Location; via Wolfram|Alpha)

UPDATE August 19: The Best—and Quirkiest—Maps of the 2017 Solar Eclipse (via National Geographic)

UPDATE August 18: Eclipse Will Have Atmospheric Impact (via NCEI)

UPDATE August 17: Links to Eclipse Apps From the Smithsonian, Exploratorium, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and Others

UPDATE August 14:  NASA Announces Television Coverage for Aug. 21 Solar Eclipse

UPDATE August 10: NASA Provides Tips For Photographing the Total Solar Eclipse ||| Additional Eclipse Photography Tips, Resources,  and Images

Here’s a look at the Table of Contents:


Direct to Full Text Media Kit

Additional Resources

Downloadable Eclipse Resources From NASA
Including maps, fact sheets, info card, and more.



Double Eclipse! Or Why Carbondale, Illinois, Is Special (via WolframAlpha) 

Greatest Eclipse and Greatest Duration: What’s the Difference? (via NASA)

Emergency Management: Solar Eclipses: Planning Resources (via TRACIE)

Transportation: 2017 Solar Eclipse Transportation Fact Sheet for State and Local Departments of Transportation (via FHWA)

Transportation: National Operations Center of Excellence Nationwide Solar Eclipse

Weather: The Great American Solar Eclipse of August 21, 2017 (via National Weather Service)

See Also: Eclipse Interactive Map

See Also: NASA Eyes (An Interactive 3D Eclipse Simulator)

See Also: Eclipse Animations (via Rice University)

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