US Total Solar Eclipse in...


April 8, 2024

The last total solar eclipse that will be visible in the contiguous US until 2044! Be ready with a Celestron telescope and a custom-fit, ISO-certified EclipSmart Solar Safe telescope filter. You can enjoy stunning views and photographs of the eclipses, marvel at sunspots any day, and -of course- enjoy the wonders of the night sky for years to come.
*All EclipSmart Solar Safe products are lab-tested and certified to the latest ISO standards for 100% safe solar viewing.*

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What to Expect

What is a Total Solar Eclipse?

• This type of eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the Sun and Earth, completely blocking the face of the sun.

• When a total solar eclipse reaches totality, sometimes nocturnal wildlife wake up thinking it is night and go back to sleep

• This eclipse will pass begin in the United States and continue through parts of Central and South America.

• Specialized, Solar Safe equipment is required to directly watch an eclipse.

• This is the last total solar eclipse that will be visible in the USA until Aug 23, 2044.


NOTE! It is never safe to look directly at the Sun without specialized eye protection, even during an eclipse. Make sure to have ISO-certified equipment to safely view this year’s stellar eclipse. This safety tip applies to camera lens, binoculars, and telescopes. Regular sunglasses, no matter how dark are enough to safely view an annular eclipse.

Celestron EclipSmart Products:

All EclipSmart Products are solar safe and conform to ISO 12312-2:2015(E) which is the international standard for solar viewing products.

These solar products feature Solar Safe filter technology—the ultimate protection from harmful solar radiation, including IR and UV light, plus 99.999% of visible light. Celestron Solar Safe filter technology is safe for direct observation of the Sun.

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Where to Watch

Where Can I Watch the Solar Eclipse?

This Total Solar Eclipse can be fully seen in the following states:

• Arkansas

• New York

• Indiana

• Texas

• Vermont

And some parts of Ohio, Kentucky, Oklahoma, and Missouri.

* The eclipse will be partially visible in all other contiguous States *

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