September 24, 2017

A Total Eclipse Will Sweep The U.S. In August, And People Are Going Nuts For It

The small town of Madras, Ore., is expected to be a prime viewing location for a total solar eclipse on August 21, and authorities there are girding for a huge influx of tourists. Above, an ad for campsites in Madras on June 13.

NASA says a partial eclipse will be visible throughout the country. But within a “path of totality” from Oregon to South Carolina, an eclipse industry is booming.

(Image credit: Gillian Flaccus/AP)

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