2017 total eclipse map. Road atlas for the total solar eclipse of 2017. The shadow directly under the moon called the umbra is a total eclipse. The road atlas for the total solar eclipse of 2017 contains a comprehensive series of 37 high resolution maps of the path of totality across the usa. The total solar eclipse that will darken the earth on aug.
21 a portion of the united states will be plunged into darkness as the moon blocks out the sun the first total solar eclipse in 99 years. 21 2017 skies darkened from oregon to south carolina in the first total solar eclipse visible from coast to coast across the united states in 99 years. During a total solar eclipse the skies darken suddenly and the air gets noticeably colder facing by about 10of 55oc says fred espenak a famed eclipse expert and retired nasa astrophysicist. A total solar eclipse occurs when the moon aligns between the earth and the sun.
Total eclipse of the sun. 21 2017 is an exceedingly rare event. 2017 august 21 global circumstances and animation.