On August 21, the continental United States will witness the first solar eclipse since 1979. The last total eclipse in St. Louis was in 1442!
The eclipse should be an amazing spectacle and an important scientific event. You can find information and resources about this event here.
Remember, it is never safe to look at the sun without proper eye protection. The only safe way to view a partial or annular eclipse is with eclipse glasses.
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