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About the Great American Eclipse

Solar Eclipse 2017

On August 21, 2017, the sun will seemingly disappear from the sky during the first full solar eclipse visible in the continental U.S. since 1979. Geographical locations where the sun will totally disappear behind the shadow of the moon, also know as the totality zone, will occur over a 75 mile wide strip across the country.

Starting on the Oregon Coast near Lincoln City around 9:00 a.m. and leaving the continental U.S. on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean near Charleston, South Carolina at about 4:00 pm., safe viewing will require using solar filter material that conforms to and meets the Transmission Requirements of ISO 12312-2, Filters for Direct Observation of the Sun.


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Path of Totality

U.S. Cities in the Path of Totality

OREGON –Lincoln City, Newport, Albany, Corvallis, McMinnville, Salem, Redmond, Baker City, Ontario

IDAHO – Weiser, Payette, Crouch, Cascade, Stanley, Ketchum, Challis, Arco, Idaho Falls, Rexburg, Driggs

WYOMING – Jackson Hole, Riverton, Casper, Lander

NEBRASKA – Scotts Bluff, North Platte, Kearny, Grand Island, Lincoln

MISSOURI – St. Joseph, Kansas City, Independence, Jefferson City, St. Louis, Cape Girardeau

ILLINOIS – Waterloo, Pickneyville, Carbondale, Marion, Harrisburg

KENTUCKY – Paducah, Eddyville, Madisonville, Hopkinsville, Bowling Green, Franklin

TENNESSEE – Springfield, Nashville, Hendersonville, Lafayette, Murfreesboro, Madisonville

SOUTH CAROLINAGreenville, Lexington, Columbia, Charleston

We would like to thank NASA for the free and downloadable interactive map of the path of totality. To see other information from NASA about the eclipse, go to We would also like to give a shout out to the Earth, the Moon, and the Sun for the incredible opportunity!

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Visit NASA Eclipse Accost America for more educational solar eclipse information