Frequently Asked Questions

How do we know when an eclipse is going to happen? How do we know in advance where it will be visible?
How often do eclipses happen?
Can we learn anything from eclipse events, or are they really just oddities that happen in nature?
How weird is it that the moon can basically exactly block out the sun?
What would someone standing on the moon see happen on Earth? Would Earth get dark?

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South Carolina couple sues Amazon over eclipse glasses

A South Carolina couple is suing online retailer Amazon over what they claim were faulty pairs of eclipse glasses that resulted in eye injuries, headaches and blurry vision.
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Panthers enjoy solar eclipse

The coast-to-coast solar eclipse captivated audiences across the country, including the Carolina Panthers football team.
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When will the next solar eclipse be?

If you miss Monday's eclipse - or get bitten by the eclipse bug - you'll have to wait seven years to see another one in the continental U.S.
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Girl named Eclipse born on day of total solar eclipse

A baby girl born today in South Carolina, hours before the total solar eclipse, has been legally named Eclipse.
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Nearly 100-Mile traffic backup on I-85 in SC after eclipse

Maps and traffic cameras indicated that traffic was backed up about 100 miles along Interstate 85 after the eclipse in South Carolina on Monday afternoon.
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Hundreds attend eclipse viewing party at winery

Spirits were high even as visibility remained low at an eclipse viewing party at Silver Coast Winery in Ocean Isle Beach.
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WATCH: Relive memories of historic solar eclipse with WWAY’s special webcast

It was quite a show in the sky Monday, as the Great American Solar Eclipse raced from coast to coast wowing millions of Americans along the way.
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Moon begins blotting out the sun in historic US eclipse

Americans gazed in wonder through telescopes, cameras and protective glasses Monday as the moon began blotting out the midday sun in the first full-blown solar eclipse to sweep the U.S. from coast to coast in nearly a century.