Solar Eclipse 2024

When is the next solar eclipse?

The solar eclipse 2024, also known as the Great North American Eclipse, will be visible in a strategic area that stretches from Texas to Maine, crossing much of Mexico, the United States, and Canada. It will be the first total solar eclipse visible from the continental United States since 2017, as well as the first total solar eclipse visible in Mexico since 1991.

At its greatest point, the eclipse will be visible in northern Mexico, Nebraska, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Buffalo New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. It will last for a maximum of 4 minutes, 33.4 seconds, although the total duration of the eclipse will depend on the exact location of the observer.


When is the next solar eclipse 2024?

The next total solar eclipse visible from the United States will occur on April 8, 2024. The total solar eclipse of 2024 will be a very popular event for sky-watchers and eclipse chasers, and will undoubtedly draw a great deal of attention in the years leading up to it. More information about the eclipse, including maps, will be available closer to the event.

The Buffalo Airport Hotel in Cheektowaga, NY is offering special packages for for sky-watchers and eclipse chasers. Located next to the Buffalo Airport and minutes from Buffalo, it is listed as one of the best locations to view the Great North American Eclipse.

What is a total solar eclipse?

A total solar eclipse occurs when the moon completely covers the sun, blocking it from view from parts of the earth. It is an event that can last anywhere from a few seconds to a few minutes, depending on the location. During a total solar eclipse, the sky darkens and the temperature drops, and the bright outermost layer of the sun’s atmosphere known as the corona is visible. The Great North American Eclipse will be the next total solar eclipse.

Solar Eclipse 2024