You’ve probably heard the news that the first solar eclipse visible in the continental United States in 99 years will occur in a few weeks. In fact, in some groups, eclipse mania has taken over with people frantically buying tickets to go to remote places to witness the 2-3 minutes of totality.
If you’re not planning to travel to see the total solar eclipse on August 21st, you can still watch it livestreamed on NASA-TV. You can also witness a pretty good partial solar eclipse right from your backyard. If you can see the Sun on August 21st, you’ll be able to see the eclipse. Here’s what you need to know.