April Eclipse!

April 8, 2024 Sandy McCarthy




Total Eclipse April 8, 2024

Where do you plan to be on April 8, 2024? The path of totality, where the Sun is blocked out completely by the Moon getting exactly in front of it, is over 100 miles wide.  Check out Star Net’s interactive map  or NASA’s Eclipse Explorer to see how close Ann Arbor is to the path of totality.


Interested in learning more about Total Eclipse?

Library resources to consult:


  • Littmann, M., & Espenak, F. (2017). Totality: The great American eclipses of 2017 and 2024 (First edition.). Oxford University Press. Call number: QB541 .L694 2017
  • Also e-book access Totality: The great American eclipses of 2017 and 2024
  • Nordgren, T. E. (Tyler E. (2016). Sun, Moon, Earth: The history of solar eclipses, from omens of doom to Einstein and exoplanets. Basic Books. Call number: QB541 .N67 2016

Solar-viewing glasses and eye safety – Don’t forget about eye protection!


Additional Resources

  • NASA
  • 2024 Total Eclipse  Where & When (nasa.gov)
  • The Monday, April 8, 2024, total solar eclipse will cross North America, passing over Mexico, the United States, and Canada.
  • View the timeline table
  • Additional resources about total eclipse
  • Eclipses (nasa.gov)
  • Experience the total solar eclipse using the latest 3D interactive technology from NASA.
  • Eye Safety During an Eclipse
  • How the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse Is Different than the 2017 Eclipse
  • Exploratorium
  • What Causes a Solar Eclipse? | Exploratorium
  • Download the app



Image of the Aug. 21, 2017, total solar eclipse was taken from Madras, Oregon. NASA https://science.nasa.gov/eclipses/future-eclipses/eclipse-2024/what-to-expect/

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