Astronomy

WATCH: Solar Eclipse 101 | National Geographic #Eclipse2017

Shalom, everyone! The following is video from National Geographic called “Solar Eclipse 101,” which provides an overview of how solar eclipses occur, the types of solar eclipses, the necessary safety precautions you should take when attempting to view a solar eclipse, and how solar eclipses affect animals and plants. This is very timely information in light of the Great American Solar Eclipse of 2017 occurring on Monday, August 21, 2017.


A total solar eclipse happens somewhere on Earth once every year or two. What is an eclipse? Learn more about how solar eclipses happen, the four types of eclipses, and how to view the sun safely if you’re within the path of totality.

Solar Eclipse 101 | National Geographic

Video from National Geographic/YouTube

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