In this episode authors Michael Zeiler and Michael Bakich join us to discuss their fascinating new book, Atlas of Solar Eclipses, an adventure guide for the next 25 years of solar eclipses. This amazing atlas covers every type of solar eclipse around the world—total, annular and partial—with beautiful and informative maps to guide you to nature’s most stupendous site, a total eclipse of the Sun.

The Atlas of Solar Eclipses — 2020 to 2045 is an adventure guide for anyone entranced by celestial wonders and interested in seeking nature’s most stupendous sight, a total eclipse of the Sun. The atlas covers every type of solar eclipse around the world — total, annular, and partial — with beautiful and informative maps at overview, regional, and detail scales.

You can view a preview of the atlas at https://tinyurl.com/AtlasOfSolarEclipsesPreview

The atlas spans 56 solar eclipses from 2020 to 2045. Emphasis is given to total solar eclipses in heavily populated areas, such as the 2024 April 8 eclipse across North America, the 2027 August 2 eclipse over Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, the 2035 September 2 eclipse passing over Beijing, Pyongyang, and Tokyo, the 2044 August 23 eclipse over Canada and Montana, and the 2045 August 12 eclipse crossing North and South America. Also covered in depth is the annular solar eclipse of 2023 October 14 crossing the western United States from Oregon to Texas.

In this interview the authors discuss not only the book, but also tips for observing and photographing solar eclipses, as well as traveling to them and using the proper equipment.

For more information, visit https://www.greatamericaneclipse.com/books/atlas-of-solar-eclipses-2020-to-2045

LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS INTERVIEW SOLAR ECLIPSE GLASSES: Make sure your solar eclipse glasses are safe by visiting https://eclipse.aas.org

SOLAR ECLIPSE MAESTRO: http://xjubier.free.fr/en/site_pages/solar_eclipses/Solar_Eclipse_Maestro_Help/pgs2/btoc1.html

SOLAR ECLIPSE TIMER: https://www.solareclipsetimer.com/

Special thanks to actress Zoe Perry (“Young Sheldon”) for sharing her space journey (and as Sheldon’s mom Mary Cooper) in this episode! Check out our full interview with Zoe at https://www.OnlineCoffeeBreak.com/140

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