Depending on where you are in the world next week, some people get to experience the dark shadow cast by the moon passes exactly between the Sun and Earth in the early hours of March 8 to 9. In other words, the sky will be in total darkness since a total solar eclipse on the above dates is expected.
The solar eclipse will last for one and a half minute to about more than four minutes at all points.
It is expected that the next total solar eclipse will occur on August 21, 2017, and will be the first thing you will see from the United States since 1979, and will be visible from locations ranging from the east to the west coastline.
The last time this happened was during total solar eclipse on June 8, 1918.If you are not in the solar eclipse visibility belt then head over to Solar Dynamics Laboratory website to marvel at this celestial spectacle.