How to prepare yourself for a ‘Total Eclipse of the Sun’

It’s the day we’ve all been waiting for: on August 21, 2017, the U.S. will get to experience a total eclipse of the sun. Well, maybe we haven’t all been waiting for it. But even if you aren’t an astronomy nerd, this is an event you’ll want to be ready for—mostly because it will be impossible to ignore. As author Pam Hine quotes in her new release Total Eclipse of the Sun: Coast to Coast USA, “With a sudden swoop of shadow, the Sun with disappear completely.” Yes, you understood it correctly. During broad daylight on August 21, we will lose the sun for several minutes. Pretty creepy, right? But never fear, because Pam Hine is here! After publishing a best-selling guide to the solar eclipse in the UK in 1999—Total Eclipse of the Sun in Cornwall and South Devon—Hine is back with more information to prepare the U.S. for darkness to descend. You don’t have to be a science whiz to understand Total Eclipse of the Sun. This easy-to-understand introduction teaches you the basics of what an eclipse is, what kind of weather to look out for, the path of the eclipse, and some fun facts and photos. It even has a fold out map to help you track the sun’s path. So gather together with friends and family to experience this rare science phenomenon. You can ‘wow’ everyone with your eclipse knowledge, and the eclipse can ‘wow’ you with its unique beauty. Hine assures you, this will be a very special event you’ll remember the rest of your life. To learn more about Pam Hine and solar eclipses, or to purchase Total Eclipse of the Sun, visit her website here.

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