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The Top 50 Facts You Need To Know About The Eclipse

Emma Loewe
mbg Senior Sustainability Editor
By Emma Loewe
mbg Senior Sustainability Editor
Emma Loewe is the Senior Sustainability Editor at mindbodygreen and the author of "Return to Nature: The New Science of How Natural Landscapes Restore Us."
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August 20, 2017

Monday's eclipse has everyone talking. It's an exciting event in astronomy and astrology, science and spirituality, and everything in between. Whether you're the one leading those conversations or blindly nodding your way through them, we've uncovered some celestial facts for you. Here's everything—and we really mean everything—you need to know:

Still looking for MORE info on the big day? Check out how to use ritual to connect to the eclipse, what it means for your horoscope, and how the AstroTwins are breaking it all down.

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This article was co-written by Allison Daniels and Emma Loewe.
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Emma Loewe
Emma Loewe
mbg Senior Sustainability Editor

Emma Loewe is the Senior Sustainability Editor at mindbodygreen and the author of Return to Nature: The New Science of How Natural Landscapes Restore Us. She is also the co-author of The Spirit Almanac: A Modern Guide To Ancient Self Care, which she wrote alongside Lindsay Kellner.

Emma received her B.A. in Environmental Science & Policy with a specialty in environmental communications from Duke University. In addition to penning over 1,000 articles on mbg, her work has appeared on Bloomberg News, Marie Claire, Bustle, and Forbes. She has covered everything from the water crisis in California to the rise of urban beekeeping to a group of doctors prescribing binaural beats for anxiety. She's spoken about the intersection of self-care and sustainability on podcasts and live events alongside environmental thought leaders like Marci Zaroff, Gay Browne, and Summer Rayne Oakes.