On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will occur over North America. The Exploratorium will bring live images of the sun during the eclipse from the path of totality.
Explore webcasts, stories, dispatches, photos, and articles of total and annular solar eclipses and transits.
Hear music composed from the electronic signal of the 2016 total solar eclipse.
by Maria Zilberman • March 8, 2016
The 63-hour journey from San Francisco to Woleai covered 7,153 miles.
We set up on a Woleai airstrip to film the total solar eclipse.
We arrive at Woleai, Micronesia, to film the total solar eclipse.
by Eileen Campbell • March 7, 2016
The home team prepares for hosting the solar eclipse broadcast and event.
by Eclipse Field Crew • March 5, 2016
Day-by-day dispatches from our eclipse crew in Micronesia.
by Paul Doherty • March 4, 2016
How can an event end the day before it begins?
by Eclipse Field Crew • February 29, 2016
Dispatches from our crew in Micronesia.
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