Total eclipse of the sun over U.S. Aug. 21 will cast a shadow even on Fresno

The U.S. will experience a total eclipse of the sun Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. The eclipse will be visible – weather permitting – across all of North America. The whole continent will experience a partial eclipse lasting two to three hours. Halfway through the event, anyone within a 60 to 70 mile-wide path from Oregon to South Carolina will experience a total eclipse. During those brief moments when the moon completely blocks the sun’s bright face for more than two minutes, day will turn into night, making visible the otherwise hidden solar corona, the sun’s outer atmosphere. Bright stars and planets will become visible as well. … Click to Continue »
Source: Local News from the Fresno Bee