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  1. Enrich the eclipse experience — especially the long, partial phases — with solar eclipse activities for kids and families.

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  2. Updated 8/16 to include Predictive Science, Inc.'s predictions. The total solar eclipse is less than three weeks away, but researchers already have a good indication of how the Sun’s corona will look when it comes into view.

    The post How Will the Sun’s Corona Look at Totality? appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  3. Total eclipses have the power to touch us deeply and reverberate through our life in unexpected ways.

    The post Will Monday’s Total Eclipse Change Your Life? appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  4. Totality watchers get the best show, but a far greater number of people will be in partial eclipse territory. Here's how to make the most of it.

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  5. Want to know when the eclipse begins and ends in your hometown, or what's the quickest way to the path of totality? Looking for an eclipse countdown timer? There are eclipse apps for that!

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