Chasing Totality: 2017 Solar Eclipse Goes Coast to Coast

DFW missed totality in 2017, but will experience a total solar eclipse in April 2024

The Solar Eclipse reached maximum eclipse at 1:09 p.m. Monday in North Texas; the partial eclipse will end at about 2:40 p.m.

Check out the photos of the eclipse below. If you took photos of the eclipse, please send them to iSee@nbcdfw.com and we may use them on TV.

2017 Eclipse Over North Texas

North Texans Share 2017 Solar Eclipse Photos

[NATL] Total Solar Eclipse Crosses the US for 1st Time in 99 Years

Want to track the eclipse? CLICK HERE to view an interactive map from NASA.

Finfrock in the Path of Totality

Chief Meteorologist David Finfrock joins NBC 5 via phone to give an update on Monday's total solar eclipse.
Museums Host Eclipse Watch Parties
North Texans gathered in their backyards to see the solar eclipse, but some chose to gather at the Perot Museum in Dallas.
North Texans attend a solar eclipse party at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science during Monday's solar eclipse.
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History Noble Planetarium manager Sarah Twidal joins NBC 5 via phone from Oregon to discuss Monday's total solar eclipse and the virtual reality experience she's creating.
Do Not Look at the Sun Without Glasses
5 Things to Know About the Eclipse
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Watching the Eclipse While from the Car?
Eclipse Path
How Rare is the Eclipse?

A total solar eclipse has not occurred in North Texas since the summer of 1878. After a break of nearly 146 years, we will however have a total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024 over Dallas. Going from the southwest to the northeast, total eclipse will also hit Little Rock, Indianapolis, Cleveland, Buffalo and Montreal.

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