The 2024 Solar Eclipse

On April 8, 2024, experience a moment of darkness as the solar eclipse passes through North America. This is the first in seven years, with the next not due until 2044.

When and Where?

The exact time of the eclipse will vary by state and time zone. It begins in Mexico at 11:07 a.m. PDT and ends in Maine at 3:35 p.m. EDT.

Safety First

Solar eclipse glasses are essential for safe viewing. Ensure you’re prepared and understand how to use them correctly.

Why is it Special?

Discover why the April 2024 solar eclipse is a unique astronomical event that has captured the interest of many.

Path of the Eclipse

The total solar eclipse will cross 13 US states. Find out if your state is one of the lucky ones.

Driving During the Eclipse

Learn the one thing you should avoid doing while driving during the solar eclipse.

Eclipse Deals and Specials

Enjoy eclipse deals and specials from Burger King, Pizza Hut, Applebee’s, and Sonic.

Welding Glasses and the Eclipse

Find out why welding glasses may not be safe for watching the solar eclipse.

Why Not Every Month?

Ever wondered why eclipses don’t happen every month? The moon’s tilted orbit holds the answer.

Viewing Guide

Use Our Database to find out exactly when the eclipse will be happening in your area. Even a fraction of the eclipse is a sight to behold.