Where To See The Next Solar Eclipse After August 2017?
Find out! Where to see the next solar eclipse after August 2017?
Where To See Next Solar Eclipse After August 2017?
If you missed the total eclipse this month you may be wondering where to see the next solar eclipse after August 2017?
Many star gazers and astronomy fans were out on August 21st to see what is now being called the “Great American Eclipse.” It had been 99 years since a total eclipse was visible coast to coast and 38 years since a total solar eclipse was last seen in U.S.
If you missed this August's eclipse you're in luck however, the next total solar eclipse viewable in the US is only seven years away. While the last eclipse was called the “one of the events of the century," there seem to be several more event you can plan to view in your lifetime.
The Next Total Solar Eclipse Schedule After 2017:
If you missed this one, no worries! You'll have several more chances to see a total solar eclipse in your lifetime!
Here are the dates for the next total solar eclipses:
- South America on July 2, 2019
- South America on December 14, 2020
- Antarctica on December 4, 2021
- North American in 2024.
The Next North American Total Solar Eclipse In 2024:
On April 8, 2024, a total solar eclipse with a path of totality that spans from Texas to Maine will be visible in the US. The next annular solar eclipse (where the moon passes between Earth and the sun but doesn’t completely cover its disk) in the continental US will happen on Oct. 14, 2023, viewable from Northern California to Florida.
Map Of Both The 2017 And 2014 Total Solar Eclipse Paths:
Eclipse Schedule After 2024:
After 2024, it will be another two decades before the next total solar eclipse crosses the US. On Aug. 23, 2044, a solar eclipse will be viewable in Montana, and the eclipse occuring Aug. 12, 2045, will follow a similar totality path to this year’s eclipse.
Following those, the southeastern US will experience total eclipses in 2052 and 2078, and the northeastern US will get one in 2079. Alaska benefits from being the US’s northernmost state by getting its own, exclusive eclipses in 2033 and 2097.
According to calculations from NASA, it will take about 1,000 years for every geographic location in the continental US to be able to view a total solar eclipse.
Check out the totality paths of every eclipse happening in your lifetime with this helpful tool from the Washington Post. And remember there are other vantage points for viewing eclipses. The next total solar eclipse will be viewable in Argentina on July 2, 2019.
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