The Total Solar Eclipse of August 21, 2017 will no doubt be a rare event. To help enjoy the experience in its entire “totality” Twitter enjoy these top 5 Solar Eclipse Twitter accounts:
- @TSE2017Info: “Our mission is to share information with the public about the Total Solar Eclipse upcoming in 2017 across the United States. From viewing parties to science.” Great Twitter feed that tweets around the solar eclipse event including viewing events being planned, how to protect your eyes, recommended apps, scientific questions and lot more.
- @twitter.com/NASA: this is the ultimate science and space Twitter feed covering this event. NASA’s Twitter account states “Explore the universe and discover our home planet with @NASA.” NASA will tweet more frequently as the solar eclipse event nears. Check this site every day for the latest solar eclipse tweets.
- @solar_eclipse21: tweets lots of solar eclipse photos and news surrounding this event.
- @eclipse_timer: “Solar Eclipse Talking Timer- Your Eclipse Guide- Simple enough for novice observers- Complex enough for experienced chasers”. This is the Twitter site for the solar eclipse timer app that you can download at the App Store or Google Play. If you’re interested in tracking the timing of the solar eclipse than this app might be a great asset. It’s for the novice as well as the pro. There are a lot of advertisement tweets here about this app, but many are pretty informative.
- @SkyandTelescope: “The Essential Guide to Astronomy | We provide the world’s leading compendium of information about the science and hobby of astronomy.” This popular astronomy site tweets daily on space and science news. There will be many tweets about the upcoming solar eclipse.
To get the ultimate experience on Twitter during the total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017 follow these popular solar eclipse hashtags on Twitter as the event unfolds in real time:
#solareclipse follow the most popular hashtag now that tweets in real time as people share their experience all across the world tagging their tweets with this hashtag.
#totalsolareclipse: here is the more specific total solar eclipse hashtag.