Awe-inspiring Celestial Event U.S. 2017. The sun is disappearing, and you have only 10 months to prepare. Don’t say you weren’t warned: Aug. 21, 2017, “may turn out to be the most popular vacation-day request in history,” Michael E. Bakich writes in Discover magazine — so you may want to get that time-off request in early.
Why? Because on that date — for the first time in 99 years — a total eclipse of the sun will be visible across the United States, from sea to temporarily-not-shining sea.
Millions of Americans will be in easy driving distance of a spectacle that has been called indescribable, unforgettable, even life-altering. The Washington Post. The sun is disappearing, and you have only 10 months to prepare
Clips, images credit: ESO, ESA/HUBBLE & NASA