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Where to Go and How to Watch This Year’s Solar Eclipse

On August 21st the first transcontinental total solar eclipse in 99 years will cast a shadow across fourteen states. For most people seeing a total solar eclipse is an awe-inspiring, once in lifetime opportunity, which is why we’ve put together a guide for where to go and how to watch the 2017 solar eclipse.

 

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