18 Insane Eclipse Instagram Captions

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And no, it's not the book from the "Twilight" series.

The Best Eclipse-Inspired Instagram Captions

Let's be honest, when the next totality comes around, you probably want to spend more time looking up at the sun (safely, of course) than down at your phone. So while you gear up to post your next shiny-eclipse-glasses-clad selfie, rest assured we have you covered with the best eclipse Instagram captions for the next fantastic phenomenon!

Whether it's a solar eclipse, a lunar eclipse, or maybe you're reading "Eclipse" for the fiftieth time, try out these captions when the forces of nature are just too awesome to focus on anything else! (We 'totality' understand.)

Oh, and as a friendly Insta reminder - the next North American solar eclipse is in April 2024!

Funny Eclipse Captions for Instagram Selfies

• Cue every mom everywhere singing "Total Eclipse of The Heart."

• They need an eclipse timer that tells you when to ask "who turned out the lights" at the most appropriate time.

• I totality can't wait for the next eclipse. But I totally can wait to be forgiven for that terrible pun...

• That moment of panic when you forget to buy eclipse glasses so you end up with a cardboard box and some tinfoil looking real confused.

• An eclipse is the cosmos' way of playing peek-a-boo with its problem child every couple hundred years.

• Yes, I paid $2.99 for an app that finally gives me the superpower to stare directly at the sun without getting yelled at.

Great Eclipse Quotes for Every Cosmic Instagram Caption

• "Once every lunar eclipse, you should be able to see me smile!" – Sophie Turner

• "The reappearance of the light is the same as the survival of the soul." – Victor Hugo

• "And the moon in haste eclipsed her, / and the Sun in anger swore / He would curl his wick within him / and give light to you no more." – Aristophanes

• "Oh dark, dark, dark, amid the blaze of noon, / Irrecoverably dark, total Eclipse..." – John Milton

• "I am a blank sky, a human solar eclipse." – Sherman Alexie

• "Once upon a time I was falling in love, now I'm only falling apart... There's nothing I can do, a total eclipse of the heart." – Bonnie Tyler

Cute Instagram Captions for The Next Eclipse Event

• The eclipse: Earth's way of dealing with its 100 year-old migraines, 3 minutes at time.

• Anyone else pretend they were entering into the zombie apocalypse during the eclipse? Maybe it was just me... but boy was I prepared!

• If you clapped after the solar eclipse and no one was around to hear it, did you really... wait - did you really just clap at the moon? (No judgement.)

• Chewing Eclipse gum during an eclipse would most likely make the world implode.

• I was today-years-old when I learned that Edward coming back in "Eclipse" was like the moon finally eclipsing from Bella's covered sun. (But my inner pre-teen could also totally be making that up...)

• Put on those glasses before you stare at those hot gasses!