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Published: 01 May 2017

288 Pages | 110 half tones and 50 line figures including original eclipse maps, and full-color plate inserts

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198795698

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Totality: The Great American Eclipses of 2017 and 2024

Mark Littmann and Fred Espenak

  • Complete, easy-to-understand guide for the lay public to total eclipses of the Sun, especially the great American eclipses of 2017 and 2024
  • The greatest eclipse photography ever assembled
  • Step-by-step suggestions for observing total eclipses of the Sun enjoyably and safely, including a chapter on photographing and video-recording a total eclipse
  • Exceptionally detailed maps of the paths of the total eclipses of 2017 and 2024, with maps of all eclipses from 2017 to 2045
  • Stories from ancient and modern times about the experience of totality
  • Many diagrams, photos, and illustrations showing how to observe a total eclipse of the Sun
  • Chapter interludes give dramatic, touching and sometimes funny, eclipse experiences from people who travel to see eclipses
  • Includes chapter on how to obtain and use weather information to pick the best observing site

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