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How to Watch the Solar Eclipse Online

Written by Charlie

Stuck at home and not able to see the solar eclipse in person? Find out how you can watch the solar eclipse online – including with 360 degree coverage!

If you are like me, you are not in the path to watch the solar eclipse in its totality today. This is something that milllions of people have prepared for, from retailers to observers, and it should be quite an event. But, if you are not able to be in the path today (or chose to stay away), here are some ways you can watch the solar eciplise online.

How to Watch the Solar Eclipse Online

Thanks to many agencies and media projects, we will be able to enjoy watching the solar eclipse from wherever we are – and from multiple points! Yes, it will be nothing like actually being there but at least you can observe what it looks like in realtime!

Here are some places you can watch the solar eclipse online today:

The solar eclipse will begin in Oregon at 10:17am PDT before streaking across the continent and ending at 2:49PM EDT on the East Coast of the US.

I will have to make do with the online versions and catch the next one in 2024 when it heads right over my hometown!

Feature image by Luftar Rahman Nirjhar of the 2009 Solar Eclipse in Bangladesh

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Charlie has been an avid traveler and runner for many years. He has run in marathons around the world for less than it would cost to travel to the next town - all as a result of collecting and using miles and points. Over the years, he has flown hundreds of thousands of miles and collected millions of miles and points.
Now he uses this experience and knowledge to help others through Running with Miles.