Solar Eclipse Update: Which U.S. Cities Experience Totality?

On April 8, 2024, a total solar eclipse will sweep across the United States, offering a rare celestial spectacle. Several major cities will experience totality, where the moon completely covers the sun, creating a brief moment of darkness in the daytime sky.

Among the cities in the path of totality are Dallas, Texas; Indianapolis, Indiana; and Cleveland, Ohio.

Dallas, Texas, will witness the total solar eclipse starting around 2:10 p.m. local time, with totality lasting for about 3 minutes. In Indianapolis, Indiana, the eclipse will begin around 2:15 p.m. local time, with totality lasting for approximately 2 minutes and 30 seconds.

Cleveland, Ohio, will experience the eclipse starting around 2:25 p.m. local time, with totality lasting for about 2 minutes and 40 seconds.

For those unable to travel to the path of totality, partial solar eclipses will be visible across much of North America, providing a unique astronomical event for many to enjoy.

Viewing a solar eclipse requires special precautions to protect the eyes, such as using eclipse glasses or solar filters on telescopes or cameras.