A Rare Spectacle Across North America

Witness a total solar eclipse sweeping across North America on April 8th, 2024! Millions will experience this awe-inspiring event.

Not All Eclipses Are Created Equal

While solar eclipses happen relatively often, experiencing totality at your location is a rare event, occurring only every 375 years on average.

The Science Behind the Shadow


Mexico will witness the longest totality, lasting over 4 minutes in some areas.

Mexico Takes Center Stage

The longest totality of the 2024 eclipse, lasting 4 minutes and 28 seconds, will be visible in a region near Torreón, Mexico.

A More Crowded Eclipse

An estimated 31.6 million people live in the path of totality for the 2024 eclipse, significantly more than the 12 million in 2017.

A Glimpse of the Hidden Sun

The wispy corona of the sun, normally hidden by the sun's brightness, revealed during a solar eclipse.

 An Eclipse Party in Space

During the eclipse, look for Venus, Jupiter, and potentially Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks to join the celestial display.

 Nature Reacts to the Darkness

The sudden darkness of a solar eclipse can cause a temperature drop and confuse wildlife, leading to unusual behaviors.