The Great American Eclipse Series

Solar Eruptions as Totality Ends

The Great American Eclipse will cross the United States August 21, 2017. This is the best total solar eclipse in the U.S. in 38 years. This series of articles is your guide to the best information about the eclipse.

Notice: There is an updated version of this list here with the articles arranged by category.

Originally posted June 26, 2017. Updated September 5, 2017:  There are now 41 articles in this series. Stay tuned for more articles.



How to Find, View, and Photograph the “Great American Eclipse” – August 21, 2017 – If you want to watch (and photograph) the eclipse, read this article first. It is my comprehensive guide to the best information on the Great American Eclipse, August 21, 2017.

Solar Flares During the Total Eclipse

The Sun’s Corona During Eclipse Totality

The Sun Before Totality

Timed Sequence, The Great American Eclipse, August 21, 2017

How to Choose the Right Lens for Eclipse Time Lapse Photography

A Fast Way to Check Out Eclipse Information at the Totality Location of Your Choice

Eclipse Day: Protect Yourself, Your Camera, and Think About Your Car

Solar Retinopathy: Why an Eclipse is So Dangerous, Especially for Children, and What To Do About ItThis is the most important article in my eclipse series! It is about eye safety.

August 14 Update: Safe Eclipse Glasses, Binoculars, and Solar Filters For Photography

Keeping Track of Eclipse Weather at Multiple Possible Locations

August 19: Eclipse Cloud Prediction from the Washington Post

Eclipse Weather Information

Practice Your Solar Eclipse Photography Skills Now!

Be Careful When Buying Eclipse Materials! Amazon Changes Links from Safe, AAS Approved Vendors to Non-Approved Vendors.

Back in Stock Before the Eclipse! Solar Filter Sheets Made by Thousand Oaks Optical!

You Can Still Find Eclipse Binoculars, Glasses, and Photography Filters If you Act Now

You Can Make Your Own Inexpensive “High Density” Filter To Photograph the Eclipse

You Can Still Buy Safe Solar Eclipse Glasses if You Act Now!

Safe and Unsafe Uses of Eclipse Glasses and Solar Filter Materials

Are Welding Filters Safe for Viewing the Eclipse?

Unsafe Counterfeit Solar Eclipse Glasses Are Flooding Amazon and Other Online Markets

Should You Buy a Thousand Oaks Optical Filter Sheet from “rix beauty” (or Any Other Non-Approved Vendor) at Amazon?

Last Chance: High Density Filters to Photograph the Eclipse

Last Chance To Get A Solar Filter to View or Photograph the Eclipse!

Do NOT Look at the Eclipse Through a High Density Solar Eclipse Filter! You Could Go Blind!

How Do You Know if Your Eclipse Glasses and Binoculars are Safe?

Maps: The “Great American Eclipse” Totality Path from Oregon to South Carolina, August 21, 2017

State by State Eclipse Totality Maps

Local Eclipse Calculators – These calculators will show you when the eclipse begins, reaches its maximum, and ends for the location of your choice.

Great American Eclipse Fly Over Video

Don’t Wait Too Long to Get Your Eclipse Glasses or Binoculars!

Order eclipse glasses, goggles and binoculars at my Amazon powered photography store

Solar Eclipse Filters – Order Today Before It is Too Late

Make or Buy Your Own Inexpensive “White Light” Solar Filter to Watch and Photograph the Eclipse   -  It is not too late. Do this today.

How To Photograph the Sun (and an Eclipse) with Lee and Other High Density Solar Filters

How to Process a “Blue Sun” Photographed with a Lee Solar Filter

How to Photograph the Sun (and an Eclipse) with a “White Light” Solar Filter

Photographing the Eclipse: How Big Do You Like Your Sun?

HDR Photography During Eclipse Totality

A Total Eclipse Will Sweep The U.S. In August, And People Are Going Nuts For It – an eclipse news report from NPR