Watch Total Solar Eclipse from path of totality here
Monday, August 21, 2017, 4:00 PM - The most anticipated skywatching event of the year is upon us: The Total Solar Eclipse.
If Mother Nature happens to deliver unfavourable viewing conditions to your area, fret not. The Weather Network will be live streaming the eclipse until 4 p.m. ET on TV, Facebook and theweathernetwork.com, so even cloudy weather won't stop you from getting an eyeful.
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Storm hunter Mark Robinson, adventurer George Kourounis, and meteorologist/science writer Scott Sutherland will be located in Silver Point, Tennessee for the eclipse. They will be equipped with a solar filter-equipped camera aimed at the sun for the entire event. They will also have a 360-degree camera to record what happens when the moon's shadow passes directly over the crew.
Follow Sutherland's Twitter feed @ScottWX_TWN for updates and other astrophotography content. Sutherland, Kourounis and Robinson will also be providing updates from the site throughout the event. Here's the latest, below:
Below is a series of articles on the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse, with tips on how to safely watch the event, how to properly take a photo on your mobile device, and weather forecast information.
- Summer Astronomy
- Travel impacts and potential traffic jam across the U.S.
- Safety tips for viewing
- Long range weather forecast (with daily updates)
- Taking photos (without ruining your mobile device)
- Four strange things to look out for during the eclipse