On August 21, 2017, a rare natural phenomenon that hasn’t occurred in almost a century will take place in the United States. A total solar eclipse will pass over parts of the country and the sun will disappear behind the moon, creating the appearance of twilight during the day. Although Oklahoma will not be in the “path of totality,” it will experience a partial solar eclipse that will still be quite impressive. Here’s everything you need to know about this big event that will go down in history:

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Watch the short clip below to see the obscuration percentages in Oklahoma for August 21, 2017:

Please remember that protective eyeglasses must be worn when viewing the solar eclipse. You can badly burn and damage your eyes if you look at the solar eclipse without the proper eyewear.

For a list of solar eclipse viewing parties in Oklahoma, click here.

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