Have you heard? This Monday there is a freaky-deaky big deal thing happening up in the sky. While the last solar eclipse occurred in the U.S. in 1979, this is the first time in 99 years that it will be visible from coast to coast. And though New York is unfortunately not in the path of totality, we'll be experiencing about 70% sun coverage - which is still pretty cool. From parties to safety precautions, click through for everything you need to know.

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