Total Solar Eclipse 2024

Artist's rendition of a total solar eclipse

(Image credit: CSA)

The upcoming total solar eclipse on the afternoon of April 8th 2024 will be viewable from several cities in southern Ontario, Quebec, the Maritimes, and Newfoundland - a widepsread coverage that will not be seen again in Canada until 2076! The solar eclipse will occur between 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., with maximum totality ~ 3:17 p.m. EDT. On this page you can find resources for everything you need to know about the eclipse. 

Hume Cronyn Observatory at Western University has compiled a detailed page of solar eclipse knowledge, including how to watch the eclipse safely, where to get quality solar glasses, where to catch the path of totality, and more:

Are you a teacher? Below you can find a complete guide for teaching K-12 students about the eclipse:

Discover the Universe has resources available in both French and English: 



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