On August 21, 2017 North America will experience a

Total Eclipse of the Sun

 

At 10:18 am August 21, 2017 Hornby Island, BC will see a deep partial eclipse of Sun similar to the image above.  85% of the Sun will be obstructed by the Moon.

The Sun at Totality  Egypt March 29, 2006     Image courtesy of Les Marczi

NEVER LOOK AT THE SUN WITHOUT PROPER EYE PROTECTION

Partial Solar Eclipse    Begins:            Monday, August 21, 2017 at 9:09 am

                                    Maximum:        Monday, August 21, 2017 at 10:19 am

                                    Ends:               Monday, August 21, 2017 at 11:35 am


                                    Duration:           2 hours, 27 minutes


Times are approximate for Hornby Island, BC, Canada

This is the first total eclipse of the Sun visible from all 48 contiguous United States (excluding Alaska and Hawaii) since 1979. The last time a total eclipse was visible from coast to coast was in June 8, 1918.

Everything you need to know about the 2017 Total Eclipse click the link  below,http://www.eclipse2017.org/2017/maps.htm