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CapRadio's Solar Eclipse 2017 Coverage

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NPR's Live Blog: Solar Eclipse 2017

August 21, 2017

Follow the astronomical phenomenon's journey across America along with NPR journalists and others experiencing the eclipse.

Here's What You Need To Know About The Total Solar Eclipse

August 21, 2017

On Monday, the moon will eclipse the sun, and people all over the U.S. will watch. For those who have been boning up on eclipse trivia for weeks, congratulations. For everyone else, here are the things you need to know about the phenomenon.

NPR Special Coverage

NPR's Solar Eclipse Coverage

August 21, 2017

On Monday, August 21, a total solar eclipse will sweep across the U.S. NPR News offers live special coverage of the total solar eclipse, hosted by Here & Now's Robin Young and Meghna Chakrabarti, on the Here & Now.

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Solar Eclipse 2017 Casts A Shadow Across The West

August 21, 2017 | Chris Remington

We hear from reporters, scientists, and photographers in California and Oregon as the 2017 solar eclipse takes place.

Be Smart: A Partial Eclipse Can Fry Your Naked Eyes

August 18, 2017

And telescopes and binoculars only amplify the risk to your eyes from looking at the sun, doctors say. So, even if you're not in the "path of totality," take precautions if you plan to watch.

Solar Eclipse Apps Help Enhance Viewing Experience

August 18, 2017 | Joanne Serrieh

If you're one of the millions of people who will watch the solar eclipse on Aug. 21, you can download one of the many available eclipse apps that will make you feel like a citizen scientist for the day and help enhance your eclipse experience.

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Folsom High School Students To Launch Eclipse Balloon

August 16, 2017 | Steve Milne

Some Folsom High School students are planning to launch a high-altitude, helium-filled balloon into the path of the solar eclipse next Monday. The balloon will have four cameras on it.