If you've looked at a social network in the past week, you know that today is all about the solar eclipse. For the first time in 38 years, some folks will be able to look up and see the moon totally block out the sun. As usual, Twitter was abuzz with talk of the eclipse - we've collected some of the best responses below.
Just don't look directly into them without protective eyewear.
How do you organise a solar eclipse party?— dad jokes (@dadtellsjokes) August 21, 2017
Live footage of me looking at the eclipse without the appropriate eyewear. pic.twitter.com/Ff4A8UQ6MS— Ben Schwartz (@rejectedjokes) August 21, 2017
gonna pet so many people's dogs while they're distracted looking at the eclipse— Bob Vulfov (@bobvulfov) August 21, 2017
An eclipse occurs when an object comes between the earth and (david robin)sun pic.twitter.com/z4rnrqSDfK— Rodger Sherman (@rodger_sherman) August 21, 2017
When you find the perfect eclipse glasses pic.twitter.com/AKwzbrXk23— Bunkie Perkins (@BunkiePerkins) August 21, 2017
"The Eclipse: The Courtship of Sun and Moon" (1907, Georges Méliès) pic.twitter.com/PUKTYFKQtA— Bradley J Kornish (@BradleyjKornish) August 21, 2017