Solar Eclipse 2017 Info Site

Information on viewing the Total 2017 Solar Eclipse

When is the eclipse?

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The eclipse is on August 21, 2017.

It will begin over the Pacific Ocean at 8:46 am. It will reach the coast at Lincoln City, at 9:04 am PST. The eclipse will reach it’s maximum, 100% obstruction of the sun at 10:18 am PST.

From there, the shadow of the moon will sweep across the nation in just 90 minutes, moving 1000 miles per hour. Here is a list of times for cities in the path of totality.

The Partial Eclipse time is when the sun is first obscure by part of the moon. The completely obscured time is the start of the 1 to 2 minute period when the moon is completely blocking the sun.

Location Partial Eclipse Begins Sun Completely Obscured
Salem, OR 09:05 am PDT 10:18 am PDT
Idaho Falls, ID 10:15 am MDT 11:33 am MDT
Casper, WY 10:22 am MDT 11:43 am MDT
Lincoln, NE 11:37 am CDT 1:03 pm CDT
Sabetha, KS 11:38 am CDT 1:05 pm CDT
Jefferson City, MO 11:46 am CDT 1:14 pm CDT
Carbondale, IL 11:52 am CDT 1:21 pm CDT
Hopkinsville, KY 11:56 am CDT 1:25 pm CDT
Nashville, TN 11:58 am CDT 1:28 pm CDT
Talulah Falls, GA 1:07 pm EDT 2:37 pm EDT
Columbia, SC 1:13 pm EDT 2:43 pm EDT
Charleston, SC 1:16 pm EDT 2:47 pm EDT


For a complete list of cities in the path where the total eclipse is visible, visit the Eclipse Database

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