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Are you ready for the Great American Solar Eclipse?

The drumbeats are growing louder by the day as the Americans prepare to celebrate and witness the great American solar eclipse, the largest event of their lifetime. We, at Path of Totality, have geared up to provide you with the most exhilarating experience of the day on August 21, 2017, so that you enjoy the rarest of the rare event on the American soil. We know that very few people have right ideas about how the day will unfold and what a spectacle awaits them. To make them ready for the occasion so that they enjoy a fascinating celestial event with proper understanding, we started our campaign for growing awareness among people over the last six months.

We have created the website named Path of Totality with the intention of holding the hands of people and taking them through the event methodically so that they have the most memorable and safe experience of viewing that only few would be lucky to witness. We want to educate people about the glorious event that has acquired national importance so that they understand why it is so special.
For celebrating the occasion, you can pick up some mementos that you will find on our website. Specially created to make the event memorable, these relics spread the awareness faster and wider. From Tote bags to t-shirts and coffee mugs, from leggings to iPhone cases and from hoodies and hats to throw pillows, designed to commemorate the event, you can pick up anything that you feel best to celebrate the occasion.
You will find plenty of useful information on our website about the event and know how to prepare to witness it. We provide comprehensive newsfeed to capture the frenzy that is growing around the country that will wake up on the morning of August 21, 2017, to experience the most unusual happening, as the sun will only disappear completely without a trace behind the moon. People will see only the shadow of the sun, as the sun rays would remain hidden. It will be completely dark at 10.45 Am between Lincoln City and Newport, in Oregon, the first point where the wonder will be visible.
What you will witness as total solar eclipse August 21, 2017, is not a rare scientific phenomenon because it keeps on happening. What makes it exceptional is that you are going to witness it from the American soil almost after a century, 99 years to be precise. And this is the reason why people are looking at it as an event of a lifetime. What you will see will be hard to believe because never before you might have dreamt that you will experience what it means by darkness at noon.
A black band of shadow almost 70 miles wide will travel at a stupendous speed of 1000 miles an hour and pass through from the east coast to the west covering 14 states. The phenomenon that will begin at sunrise will reach the last point on American soil at 2.49 PM when it reaches Carolina. The shadow keeps on moving until sunset by which time it will touch the West African coast after crossing the Atlantic Ocean.
Thousands of people have booked hotels and other accommodation throughout the places that fall under the path of the shadow, which is the path of totality. Take up your position by knowing exactly where you must be to witness the event. The trajectory of the shadow begins from Oregon moves ahead to Idaho and Wyoming, then proceeds through the states of Nebraska, Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, Kansas and Tennessee and keeps moving westward to reach Georgia and finally touch upon North and South Carolina. View the map on our website that depicts the trajectory of the shadow so that you can identify the exact places where you must be. People who fall beyond the shadow line will also see the eclipse, but it will not be total. They have to be happy with partial eclipse that amounts to 60 percent.
The event promises big business for the tourism industry as logistics and accommodation are in high demand in areas that come under the path of totality. The places on the shadow belt have become tourist hotspots, and if you have not yet found a place until now, it might get late by every hour now. The event is just 90 days away, and you have to pull up your socks to ensure that you are there under the sun at the right place on that day. Read on to get answers to some reasonable questions that crowds your mind.
NASA recommends special solar viewing glasses that you must wear when you look at the sun directly. The lens of these glasses uses special filters that cut out the harmful rays of sunlight so that you can look at it without fear. Do not use any other kinds of glasses that might seem dark but lacks the quality of preventing the damaging sunlight from passing through it.
  • Idaho Falls, Idaho
  • Grand Island, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Corvallis, Lebanon and Albany, Oregon
  • Kansas City, Kansas
  • St. Joseph’s, Missouri
  • Nashville, Tennessee
  • Bowling Green, Kentucky
  • St. Louis, Missouri
  • Columbia, South Carolina
  • Greenville, South Carolina
Most cameras might not be equipped to take pictures safely of the glare of the sun rays under partial eclipse. The best way is to project the eclipse on a screen so that you can take its photographs in an indirect manner. There will be lots of pictures available later, so better enjoy the impressive sight to etch it in your memory forever.
Pick up one of the mementos from our broad range today and start the celebration for the big day that you might be fortunate enough to witness.