And even though the celestial event sweeping North America in about a century will not be visible in the UAE, you can still catch the spectacle.
The total eclipse is expected to start at around 1:15 p.m. But the actual viewing time is long enough that there will more than likely be some sunny breaks during which eclipse viewing will be possible.
The Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science in Miami is one of the many locations hosting a solar eclipse watch party.
According to many veteran eclipse chasers, people experiencing their first total solar eclipse should be ready to feel changed forever. This year, the 65-mile wide path of totality with sweep, sash-like, across the country-entering the map at OR and exiting at SC.
Here in Philadelphia, we will see 80 percent of the sun covered up.
Because of this, it's also very important to have safety glasses when looking at the eclipse.
A total eclipse of the sun, observed by the Harvard College Observatory in 1970.
Several residents of Powdersville in Greenville will have their eyes glued to the sky for nearly two minutes thirty seconds to watch one of the most spectacular events provided by nature. So you know, don't look directly at it.
And if any you readers happen to be under the path of the eclipse today, make sure you take precautions!
The next time you can glimpse an eclipse will be on August 12, 2026.
The partial phase of the eclipse will begin at 9:05 a.m. local time, while totality will occur at 10:16 a.m. PDT.
They also advise to keep your pets inside during the eclipse.