Download map as a desktop background or screen saver
You can download these desktop background images onto your computer and study the path of totality at your leisure.
Follow these steps to determine which image to use for your computer:
1. Find your screen resolution. On a Mac, go to your System Preferences dialog. Select the Display tab and click the Resolution: Choice option. Your current screen resolution will be displayed. On a PC, go to Control Panel and in the Appearance and Personalization group, select Adjust Screen Resolution. You'll see your current resolution.
2. Click on one of the two graphics below, depending on your screen format. Choose the left image if your device has these resolutions: 2560x1600 (Retina MacBook), 1920 x 1200, 1280 x 800, or 1024 x 640. Choose the right image if you device has these resolutions: 1920 x 1080, 1280 x 1024, or 1024 x 768.
3. After you click the graphic, a new browser window will open with your screen saver image. Right-click on the image and select Save As. Save to a location on your computer where you will not delete this.
4. Go to your Desktop background. On a Mac, right-click anywhere on your Desktop background and select Change Desktop Background... Click the + button and select the screen saver image. On a PC, go to where you saved the image, right-click on the image, and click Set as Desktop Background.
You may freely use these images for your personal use as a desktop background or screen saver. If you wish to use these images for other publication uses, please email email@example.com for permission as these images are © Michael Zeiler 2014