There will be a total solar eclipse in North America, and this extraordinary event will occur in April. The last time a similar phenomenon occurred in the country was seven years ago.
a NASA He announced that on April 8, people living in the United States will be able to observe the total solar eclipse in several places, but only partially, almost the entire population will be able to see the unusual event.
NASA stressed that this year will be similar to Solar eclipse 2017 volt, However, the current event promises to be more special than it was seven years ago in many ways. The main difference is that the eclipse will now cover a larger area, so more people will be able to see it.
According to the US Space Agency, in 2024, 99 percent of people in the United States will be able to enjoy a partial or total solar eclipse from where they live.
In addition, local residents can at least partially experience the phenomenon in all of the country's neighboring states, as well as in parts of Alaska and Hawaii.
This year's solar eclipse also differs from previous ones in that it will last much longer, as it will be visible in some areas for up to 4 minutes and 28 seconds. NASA confirmed that it is investigating the phenomenon from several points of view, as it is being compared to the 2017 event from a scientific point of view.
(Cover image: People watching the solar eclipse A At NASA's John Space Center on October 14, 2023. Kirk Sides/Houston Chronicle/Hearst Newspaper/Getty Images Hungary)