Live coverage of August 21 solar eclipse

By | August 20, 2017

For those of us who are staying put to watch the partial solar eclipse we get in our home town, rather than traveling to totality, and for those who travel to see totality and are, alas, clouded out, there’s always the internet. NASA is offering live coverage, and Weather Underground is teaming with Twitter to present a live stream tomorrow.

If you’ll be viewing the eclipse, remember to protect your eyes. Pinhole projection is a safe and simple way to see the eclipse. At its simplest, all this method requires is two index cards and a pushpin:

Or you can get a little bit more fancy:

I hope everyone has a safe and fun eclipse.