When is the next total solar eclipse in the U.S.?Posted: June 1, 2011
The eclipse of June 1, 2011 is a partial eclipse of the sun. The moon passes nearly – but not quite – directly in front of the sun. The June 1 eclipse is visible from Earth’s northerly latitudes. Click here for more about the June 1, 2011 eclipse.
A total eclipse is a completely different experience. During a total solar eclipse – whenever the new moon swings directly in front of the sun and completely covers it – the sky turns suddenly from day into night, and stars and planets pop into view.
When will we in the U.S. see the next total solar eclipse?