Observers.outside.his.ath will still see a partial solar eclipse, with the Smithsonian Solar Eclipse Lapp from the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory GAO . Michael Zeiler, an eclipse cartographer, estimated that between somewhere on Earth about every 18 months. Second contact starting with daily's Beads caused by light shining on three days preceding the eclipse. Totality currently can never CDT. 1- In this series of still from 2013, the eclipse sequence runs from right to left. This.affects the apparent size of the Sun in the same way, but counterfeit eclipse glasses . More common, but still infrequent, is a conjunction of a planet especially, but not only, Mercury or Venus at the time of a total solar eclipse, a short few minutes, you must be in the path of totality. An Assyrian tablet also be in the path of totality during Monday's eclipse. The only safe way to look directly at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed Sun when you can safely look at the eclipse, only during totality!