Total Solar Eclipse 2019: Find Out Everything About The Spectacle


So go see a total solar eclipse.

When will the next eclipse take place?

PHOTO: The total solar eclipse as seen from Nashville, Tenn., Aug. 21, 2017. The Sun's disk is covered by the moon.

This is the only total solar eclipse to be taking place in 2019. You can likely find solar eclipse glasses at your local tienda if you're in the area, but NASA recommends checking to see that they're compliant with the ISO 12312-2 worldwide safety standard and that they're not scratched or damaged.

Some locations in Ecuador, Brazil, Uruguay, and Paraguay will be able to observe partial solar eclipse if weather is clear in that part.

It's when the moon completely covers the sun for a few minutes, though the brief darkness in the day that follows is really only a side show.

The eclipse occurs within an hour-and-a-half of sunset, the corona will appear tinged in a splendid amber shade.The corona is the Sun's atmosphere, and the only time us earth-dwellers can bask in its glory is during a solar eclipse, according to Science alert website. The reason? It has to do with the shape and speed of the Moon's umbra, the dark center portion of its shadow. The whole of the moon is surrounded by a halo. That will push the 360-degree sunrise effect farther down toward the horizon, darkening the skies directly above and allowing more stars to shine than in 2017. During a total solar eclipse, we can only see a reddish band of light in the sun's edges, and white wisps called the limb and corona, respectively.

As totality is ending, a bit of light will peek out from behind the moon, resembling a diamond ring.

For a solar eclipse to take place, the Sun, the Moon, and Earth must be aligned in a flawless or near ideal straight line-an alignment astronomers call syzygy. This small area extends from La Serena which is situated in Chile to Buenos Aires which is south of it and is in Argentina.

Unlike the 2017 solar eclipse, astronomers (and eclipse chasers) are expecting difficulties with viewing the eclipse. Users can download the same to watch the live stream of the total solar eclipse. And tomorrow, it will enjoy 2 minutes and 6 seconds of totality as the Moon sweeps between the Earth and Sun.

Vicuna, Chile: 4:38 p.m. In this case, the stream will start at 12:15 p.m.

What is so special about this total solar eclipse?

The eclipse will be visible in South Pacific region and some parts of South America, according to The Weather Channel. If part of the Sun is still visible then it is known as a partial solar eclipse.

When is the next eclipse?

The eclipse in Chile will be much trickier. The next - on 14 December 2020 - will pass over Chile's highly scenic lakes region before swooping east into Argentina.

(Web Desk) - It's been almost two years since the "Great American Eclipse".