A solar eclipse will be taking place on Monday, August 21st.  We'll be able to see it right here in Amarillo.  So with this exciting event taking place we thought we would talk with an expert about the up coming event.  Amarillo College Professor Art Schneider stopped in to tell us how to view the eclipse.

How often do solar eclipses happen?

Do I need special glasses or equipment to view the solar eclipse?

What part of the day will the solar eclipse happen in our area?

Will it get dark during the eclipse in Amarillo?

If you miss the eclipse on August 21st, when will you be able to watch the next one?

If you want to view the solar eclipse mark your calendar for Monday, August 21st and make sure you have your special viewing glasses.