A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun. All the people of North America will be treated to an eclipse of sun. This is going to happen on August 21, 2017(time varies by location).

The total solar eclipse (This is the path, where the moon will completely cover the sun and the sun’s tenuous atmosphere – the corona) is visible from 65-mile-wide path from Oregon to South Carolina, United States.

The partial eclipse (where the moon covers part of the sun’s disk) is visible in North America and some parts of South America.

The moon will completely block the sun about 2 minutes and 40 seconds in Hopkinsville, city in Kentucky. This is the longest period the moon will completely block the sun from any given location along the path.

This is the path 2017 total solar eclipse.The Best places in America to watch the total solar eclipse 2017.

Columbia, South Carolina

Time of eclipse: 2:43pm
Duration: 2 minutes, 35 seconds
Site: totaleclipsecolumbiasc.com

Madras, Oregon

Time of eclipse: 10:19am
Duration: 2 minutes, 4 seconds
Site: madraseclipse.com

Nashville, Tennesse

Time of eclipse: 1:27pm
Duration: 1 minute, 57 seconds                                           Site: visitmusiccity.com/eclipse

Hopkinsville, Kentucky

Time of eclipse: 1:24pm
Duration: 2 minutes, 41 seconds
Site: eclipseville.com

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Time of eclipse: 2:35pm
Duration: 1 minute, 17 seconds
Site: www.nps.gov/grsm/planyourvisit/2017-solar-eclipse.htm

Greenville, South Carolinae

Time of eclipse: 2:38pm                                                                                   Duration: 2 minutes, 10 seconds
Site: visitgreenvillesc.com/eclipse/

Carbondale, Illinois

Time of eclipse: 1:20pm
Duration: 2 minutes, 41 seconds
Site: eclipse.siu.edu

St. Joseph, Missouri

Time of eclipse: 1:06pm
Duration: 2 minutes, 39 seconds
Site: stjosepheclipse.com

North Platte, Nebraska

Time of eclipse: 11:49am
Duration: 1 minute, 50 seconds in town / 2 minutes, 30 seconds just north
Site: 2017nebraskaeclipse.com

Casper, Wyoming

Time of eclipse: 11:42am
Duration: 2 minutes, 26 seconds
Site: eclipsecasper.com

Snake River Valley, Idaho

Time of eclipse: 11:33am
Duration: 2 minutes, 18 seconds
Site: eclipsophile.com/idaho


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