We've gathered information from a number of resources about the 2017 Total Eclipse, available in the links below.
Solar Eclipse...in Simplest Terms:
(Noun)..."an eclipse in which the sun is obscured by the moon"
25 Facts About the Solar Eclipse 2017:
‘Solar Eclipse,’ as defined by Wikipedia:
The Solar Eclipse, as Viewed by Residents of Dayton, Ohio Area:
Is it Safe to Look at a Solar Eclipse?
The only time the Sun can be viewed safely with the naked eye is during a total eclipse, when the Moon completely covers the disk of the Sun. It is never safe to look at a partial or annular eclipse, or the partial phases of a total solar eclipse, without the proper equipment and techniques.
NASA’s Advice for Viewing the Solar Eclipse Safely