Where to see the solar eclipse in the 'path of totality'

This is your chance to witness a rare heavenly phenomenon

The moon blocks the sun in the 2017 total eclipse
The 2024 total eclipse is a once-in-a-lifetime event
(Image credit: John Finney Photography / Getty Images)

A total solar eclipse is among the most awesome celestial events you can witness, and millions will have the opportunity to do so on April 8, 2024, when one passes over North America. If you are not one of the lucky people living in its path, you can still make the trek to a better viewpoint — and keep in mind that the next one visible in the contiguous U.S. will not happen until 2044! Here are six cities where you can experience the rare event in the "path of totality," where the eclipse will be total.

Dallas

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