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Total solar eclipse mesmerizes America

Monday, August 21st, 2017 6:24pm MDT

Sky-gazers stood transfixed across North America Monday as the Sun vanished behind the Moon in a rare total eclipse that swept the continent coast-to-coast for the first time in nearly a century. Millions of die-hard eclipse chasers and amateur star watchers alike converged in cities along the path of totality, a 70-mile (113-kilometer) wide swath […]

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Total Solar Eclipse in 1979 Ended With Moving Message

Monday, August 21st, 2017 10:21am MDT

Before Monday, the last total solar eclipse to pass over North America was in 1979, and one ABC News anchor had high hopes for the generation who would experience the astronomical phenomenon 38 years later. Frank Reynolds covered the eclipse on February 26, 1979. The broadcaster guided viewers as the eclipse approached totality, the period […]

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Solar eclipse to fill small towns across America

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017 5:52am MDT

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. | This railroad town of 25,000 may be just a speck on flyover country, but for one day next week, North Platte will feel like the center of the universe. Millions of people are expected to gravitate toward rural America to view Monday’s total solar eclipse, a rare celestial event. The path […]

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Safety Tips For Watching The Solar Eclipse

Monday, July 24th, 2017 8:55am MDT

On Aug. 21, the moon will block out the sun completely, as seen from the United States, following a narrow band across the country while the shadow of the moon moves from the west coast to the east. The total solar eclipse will the first across the entirety of the contiguous United States since June […]

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