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Here's how you can watch today's solar eclipse online

North America will see a partial solar eclipse on Thursday — but in case you aren't somewhere with a good view (or don't have the right protective eyegear), you can also livestream the event online.

The moon is expected to cover the sun, if all goes as expected. And you don't want to miss this event — the next solar eclipse isn't expected until Aug. 21, 2017, and the next visible solar eclipse won't be until 2023.

The Slooh Community Observatory will livestream the event, which starts at 5:00 p.m. eastern time. The observatory's broadcast will be hosted by meteorologist Geoff Fox and astronomer Bob Berman. Space.com is also offering a livestream of the eclipse, so you've got multiple options. --Meghan DeMaria