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US IN RARE BULL’S-EYE FOR TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE ON AUG. 21

It will be tough eclipsing this eclipse.

The sun, moon and Earth will line up perfectly in the cosmos on Aug. 21, turning day into night for a few wondrous minutes, its path crossing the U.S. from sea to shining sea for the first time in nearly a century.

Never will a total solar eclipse be so heavily viewed and studied - or celebrated.

“We’re going to be looking at this event with unprecedented eyes,” promises Alex Young, a solar physicist who is coordinating NASA’s education and public outreach.

And the party planning is at full tilt from Oregon to South Carolina.

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