A solar eclipse happens today and New Orleans residents get to see part of it.
The natural phenomenon will be visible in New Orleans on Monday, August 21, starting at 11:58 a.m. While you can see the eclipse anywhere the sky is visible, Curbed NOLA created a map of viewing parties the most beautiful places to watch it.
If you want to see a totality, a full eclipse will be visible in Nashville, Tennessee, which is about 530 miles from New Orleans.
Officials at NASA recommend that you use protective eye-ware and filters when viewing a solar eclipse.
Stuck at work? Check out this NASA Live Stream of the eclipse airing on Monday, August 21, at 12 p.m.Read More