Start making your plans, it’s only three years away. The next major TSE, total solar eclipse, in the USA and to cross a significant part of CONUS* will be in 3 years, in Apr 2024.
- — from Texas to Maine; or more completely across North America it’s from Mazatlán to NL CAN, and it touches 15 US states: TX OK AR MO TN KY IL IN OH MI PA NY VT NH ME
https://is.gd/tse_2024_jubier > this is its path map (2024)
The last was in Aug 2017 and its path of totality touched 13 states from Pacific to Atlantic: OR ID WY NE KS IA MO IL KY TN GA NC SC
https://is.gd/tse_2017_jubier > this is its path map (2017)
I was in Idaho for that one. It was my first in totality and it was amazing! It’s so much better to be in totality.
Who else is thinking about going? I’m thinking of west Texas, or southwest Texas, because I think they should likely have clear skies — critical for the experience.
The 2024 path includes some interesting place names. Between Mazatlan and Newfoundland, it will touch Bogota TX, Paris TX, Italy TX, Athens AR, Denmark IL, Geneva IL, Lafayette OH, Persia NY, Bagdad NY, Holland NY, Vienna NY, Copenhagen NY, Rome NY, and Holland VT.