Replay Live Coverage: Follow The Solar Eclipse By NPR Staff • Aug 21, 2017 ShareTweetEmail A total solar eclipse is seen over Madras, Ore., Monday as the phenomenon begins its journey across the United States to South Carolina. Fourteen states were in the path of totality. NASA / Aubrey Gemignani/NASA via Getty Images Originally published on August 21, 2017 3:13 pm Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. ShareTweetEmailView the discussion thread.