Total Eclipses Are Beautiful

Photo taken during the July 11, 1991 eclipse. (Photo by Dennis DiCicco)

Twilight colors as totality approaches, from August 2017 eclipse. (Photo by Hilary Soiefer)

Fish-eye view during totality. (Photo by Vishnu Reddy)

Total Eclipses Are Rare

  • Last one visible in Ohio in 1806
  • Next one visible in Ohio in 2099
  • Next one visible in the US in 2044
  • On average a total solar eclipse will be seen at a given location on Earth once in 360 years
Travelers from the U.S. (left) and around the world (right) to Glendo, Wyoming, for the 2017 eclipse. (Photos by NAME GOES HERE)

Total Eclipse Are Unique

You will see phenomena that can't be seen in other settings or simulated:

1991 Eclipse – Start of Totality

1991 Eclipse – End of Totality

Veritasim Total Solar Eclipse

Department Contact Info


Schimmel/Conrades Science Center
Delaware, OH

Department Contacts

Chair: Brad Trees
Professor of Physics & Astronomy
Schimmel/Conrades Science Center 139
740-368-3779 |

Academic Assistant: Joshua Seiders
Schimmel/Conrades Science Center 201
740-368-3907 |