When is the eclipse?
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