A solar eclipse is expected to be visible across much of the western U.S. on Sunday, and will be visible in Los Angeles County between 5:24 p.m. and 7:42 p.m on Sunday.
"Called an annular solar eclipse, the moon and sun will exactly align Sunday, May 20, creating a "ring of fire" around the moon because of the sun's larger apparent size," reported the Huffington Post.
There will be a viewing at the Griffith Observatory - the observatory's telescope will be outfitted with special filters, and viewing-glasses will be available for purchase.
But for those not inclined to join the crowds there, any place with a view of the sun will work. However, NASA warns people not to look at an eclipse directly. The best viewing options are:
The last solar eclipse visible in the U.S. was in 1994. In Los Angeles, Sunday's eclipse is the most extensive since 1992, according to the observatory.