FOX 17's Behind the Science: Total Solar Eclipse
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) —
A total solar eclipse is set to happen on August 21st this year but did you know that it takes special circumstances for a total eclipse to happen?
First you must have a New Moon! Solar eclipses will only occur during this moon phase.
To also get a solar eclipse, the sun, moon, and earth have to be in a straight line which is pretty rare!