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Total solar eclipse 2027: A complete guide to the ‘eclipse of the century’

AstronomyTotal solar eclipse 2027: A complete guide to the 'eclipse of the century'


The beauty of a total solar eclipse is that it happens at all, not how long totality lasts. Anyone with the merest glimpse of the eclipsed sun on Apr. 8, 2024 will know that. Those clouded out will know that it’s clear weather, not the duration of totality, which is the most critical aspect of eclipse-chasing.

So mark your calendars for Aug. 2, 2027, when a total solar eclipse will grace the skies over North Africa, offering not only an almost guaranteed clear sky but also the longest totality of the 21st century. 

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