Where to Live Stream the Total Solar Eclipse

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If you live in a region where the weather or eclipse path isn’t in your favor, you can still experience the event live with these online live streams!


NASA is offering several different ways to view their live stream including the official page, Facebook Live, YouTube, Twitter, Twitch TV, UStream, and NASA Apps. Their live coverage will involve 12 locations, airplanes, ground telescopes, and 57″ high-altitude balloons. Tune in between 12 pm – 4 pm EDT on August 21st.

Link: https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/eclipse-live-stream 



Follow the Eclipse countdown on the site to be reminded when to tune in for the live stream. Live footage will involve multiple locations and real-time updates about the current location of the eclipse shadow.

Link: https://www.timeanddate.com/live/ 



Starting at 11:30 am ET, the astronomy broadcasting service Slooh will provide live coverage of the total solar eclipse crossing the continental United States coast to coast. You can watch the coverage on Space.com or directly at Slooh.com.

Link: https://www.space.com/19195-night-sky-planets-asteroids-webcasts.html 


Twitter (partnering with The Weather Channel):

Twitter will be partnering with the Weather Channel to bring you a live ‘Chasing Eclipse 2017’ feed on the social network. They will be tracking the total solar eclipse coast-to-coast with live coverage from 10 different locations.

Link: https://twitter.com/i/live/885053575251939328


Astronomy Magazine:

The live stream for the solar eclipse will go live at 10:00 am MDT from Denver, Colorado. The magazine’s HD eclipse camera will capture a 92 percent eclipse with the maximum exposure occurring at 11:47 am MDT.

Link: http://www.astronomy.com/eclipsestream 


These live streams are also helpful if you’re unable to leave your home or work place to view the total solar eclipse or don’t have the proper eyewear handy.

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