Can't Make It to Asia This Year?

Here are six more total solar eclipses on the horizon, along with interactive Google maps of their routes courtesy of NASA.

By , Tuesday, Feb 24, 2009, 12:00 AM

July 11, 2010 This eclipse peaks over the Pacific, giving folks on Easter Island and in southern Chile quite an eyeful (totality: 5 minutes, 20 seconds). Google Map

November 13, 2012 This occurrence begins above Port Douglas and Cairns, Australia, before its route takes it over the open waters of the South Pacific (totality: 4 minutes, 2 seconds). Google Map

November 3, 2013 Consider it solar fireworks: A partial eclipse turns into a total one over Uganda and northern Kenya, but it's over in a flash. (totality: 1 minute, 40 seconds). Google Map

March 20, 2015 Polar bears will be the lucky ones—this eclipse flits across the Arctic Circle north of Norway (totality: 2 minutes, 47 seconds). Google Map

March 9, 2016 Indonesia gets the glory: A total eclipse takes place over the islands of Sumatra, Borneo, and Sulawesi before heading out over the sea (totality: 4 minutes, 9 seconds). Google Map

August 21, 2017 Good news for Americans—this one can be seen in Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, Missouri, Tennessee, Kentucky, and both Carolinas (totality: 2 minutes, 40 seconds). Google Map