Total solar eclipse

Total solar eclipses are rare phenomena; on April 8, 2024, one will be visible from the contiguous United States for the first time since 2017, when this photo was taken in Madras, Ore. (Photo: NASA/Aubrey Gemignani)


About the eclipse

March 25, 2024

USC experts share everything you need to know about the April 8 eclipse.

Part 1: How to safely observe the eclipse.

Part 2: Where to see the event.

Part 3: How to document the eclipse.

Part 4: Symbolism of a celestial rarity.