An animated map shows every total solar eclipse around the world until 2040

  • A total solar eclipse will occur Tuesday and will be visible over parts of Chile, Argentina, and the south Pacific Ocean.
  • Solar eclipses happen across the globe at least once a year. Not all of them appear over populated areas, but some may happen close to you.
  • Watch the video above to see roughly where the next 20 years of solar eclipses will happen. 
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EDITOR’S NOTE: This video was originally published on August 25, 2017.

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