Here Are the Best Photos and Videos of the Total Solar Eclipse

The US will have to wait till 2024 for the next one.

For the first time in around 40 years, the US had a full view of a total solar eclipse, and they captured the event from every possible angle, every possible way (right, President Trump?). Here are some of our favorite photos and videos of the astronomical event.

 

 

Skydiving for the Total Eclipse

We sent a reporter skydiving to cover the total eclipse today. Here’s the full, unedited video. [Note: the eclipse begins at around 3:18]

Posted by WIRED on Monday, August 21, 2017