A total solar eclipse – such as the US will experience on August 21 – is commonly described by observers as a hole in the sky or as an eye looking down.

The best places to see August’s Great American Eclipse and why people travel the world to witness ‘totality’

Hongkongers will be among millions travelling to the US next month to witness its first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse for 99 years. We find out what draws them to this cosmic phenomenon and why west should beat east in the viewing stakes

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A total solar eclipse – such as the US will experience on August 21 – is commonly described by observers as a hole in the sky or as an eye looking down.
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