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A Preview Animation of the Total #SolarEclipse Based on Your ZIP Code, from @voxdotcom

Vox have a nifty tool online that will give you a preview of the Total Solar Eclipse you will see from your ZIP code. For instance here’s what the Adafruit Industries office will approximately see at the specified times:

On Monday August 21, a solar eclipse will cut across the entire United States. And wherever you are, you will be able to see it. Even though the “totality” — the area where the sun is completely blocked out by the moon — is only 70 miles wide, the whole country (even Alaska and Hawaii) will experience a partial eclipse.

This is what you’ll see, and the time you’ll see it, in your zip code.

We recommend punching in a few different ones to see how the eclipse experience will vary across the country. Salem, Oregon (97301), is going to see a total eclipse. Downtown Los Angeles (90012) will see 62 percent of the sun blocked at the peak. In Lake Charles, Louisiana (70601), it’ll be 71 percent.

Check out the tool here.

[h/t Ari D. for originally sharing the link with me!]


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