Eclipse Information

Everything you need to know about the Total Solar Eclipse happening on August 21, 2017

MoDOT gears up for heavy traffic

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) has been preparing for the influx of heavy traffic throughout the state as visitors come to view the eclipse. Traffic Operations Engineer for MoDOT’s Northwest District Jose Rodriguez, St. Joseph, stated his office was told by officials to expect anywhere from 50,000 to half a million visitors to the

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Frequently asked questions about eclipses

When a galactic event that doesn’t occur often happens, many people have questions. According to NASA scientists, the following are some of the most commonly asked questions regarding a solar eclipse: What causes an eclipse? Eclipses occur due to the coincidence of the moon and the sun being the same angular size. The sun is

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