NASA has party tips to make this the best solar eclipse

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NASA is ready to party. 

On Aug. 21, 2017, for the first time since 1918, a total solar eclipse will cross the entire continental United States—and NASA just released a long list of things you can do to prepare for the big day. 

The actual eclipse won’t take that long: At the point of max totality in Carbondale, Illinois, the moon will block the sun for a full 2 minutes and 40 seconds. Elsewhere, it’s about 2 minutes of celestial fun.

Party with the path of totality.

Party with the path of totality.

Image: nasa

To make the most of this day party (the sun has to be out for the eclipse to happen—it starts around 9 a.m. on the Oregon coast and finishes up before 3 p.m. near Charleston, South Carolina), start with picking a location. NASA suggests one of its official viewing sites, or “local community centers, museums, observatories, parks or open fields.” Read more…

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Source: Mashable
NASA has party tips to make this the best solar eclipse

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