10 Facts: Solar eclipse 2024

10.There will be a long wait for the next total eclipse in the U.S.

9.Wildlife may act differently

8.The temperature will drop

7.The eclipse can cause a “360-degree sunset”

6.Two planets—and maybe a comet—could also be spotted

5.The sun will be near its more dramatic solar maximum

4.A part of the sun which is typically hidden will reveal itself

3.More people currently live in the path of totality compared to the last eclipse

2.Mexico will see the longest totality during the eclipse

1.The total eclipse starts in the Pacific Ocean and ends in the Atlantic