April Brings America’s First Total Eclipse Since 2017: What You Need to Know

Rebecca Jean T.
7 min readMar 8, 2024

In just one month the skies of North America, including Mexico, the United States, and Canada, will be graced with a total solar eclipse. This is the first total eclipse to be visible from America since 2017, leading to increasing excitement as the big day approaches. This astronomical event is gearing up to be one of the largest social gatherings you’ll ever attend, so there are a couple of things to keep in mind as you make plans for April. Keep reading to learn more about eclipses, how to see one, and how to get the most…

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Rebecca Jean T.

Published author on NASA’s Radio Jove newsletter and contributing writer for Aha!. Researching science topics to deliver to you in bite-sized stories.