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Photo: This illustration depicts a rare alignment of the Sun and Moon casting a shadow on Earth. Credits: NASA

Information on the August 21 Solar Eclipse

On Monday, August 21, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature’s most awe inspiring sights – a total solar eclipse. Here in New Jersey, we will see a partial solar eclipse of just over 70%.

We will be hosting a viewing party of NASA’s livestream coverage in the path of totality from Oregon to South Carolina on our big screen from 12 to 4 pm.  Click here for more details.

Unfortunately, we do not have any more approved viewing glasses to hand out, but we hope you will stop by on Monday for the viewing party.  We may have a couple pairs on hand to share for those who wish to see the partial eclipse in person.

If you plan to watch the eclipse in person, be sure to practice safe viewing and use only approved solar eclipse lenses to look at the sun.  Click here for NASA’s Eclipse 101 Safety Guide.

Click the banner below to check out all of NASA’s eclipse information, events, tips, safety, and more:

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