Where is the best place to see the 2017 eclipse?

Where is the best place to see the 2017 eclipse?

The 12 best places to view the 2017 solar eclipse around the U.S.

  • Oregon coast.
  • Central Oregon.
  • Eastern Idaho.
  • Casper, Wyoming.
  • Nebraska.
  • Columbia, Missouri.
  • Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

How long did the solar eclipse last in 2017?

160 sec

Solar eclipse of August 21, 2017
Duration 160 sec (2 m 40 s)
Coordinates 37°N 87.7°W
Max. width of band 115 km (71 mi)
Times (UTC)

What time is the solar eclipse 2017?

From start to finish, the entire solar eclipse of Aug. 21 runs about four hours, but exactly what you can see and when depends on where you are. The eclipse began on the West Coast at 9:05 a.m. PDT (12:05 p.m. EDT/1605 GMT) and ends on the East Coast at 4:09 p.m. EDT (2009 GMT).

Where will the 2024 Eclipse cross 2017 eclipse?

Because the 2017 eclipse traveled from northwest to southeast and the 2024 eclipse will travel from southwest to northeast, the two paths cross each other over an area spanning parts of Missouri, Illinois, and Kentucky.

Where was the best place to see the full solar eclipse?

In the U.S., people can experience totality all the way from New York to Texas, hitting top spots like Buffalo, Rochester, Lake Erie, Cleveland, Dallas, Austin and San Antonio. The eclipse will also cross central Mexico, making the cities of Durango, Mazatlan and Torreon top contenders for the best view.

What states can see the solar eclipse?

Where is the best place to view the 2017 solar eclipse? We’ve picked 10 great spots to view the Great American Eclipse along the path. The states within the eclipse path are Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

Was there an eclipse in 2017?

On Aug. 21, 2017, skies darkened from Oregon to South Carolina in the first total solar eclipse visible from coast to coast across the United States in 99 years. Read our wrap story here: Rare Coast-to-Coast Total Solar Eclipse Thrills Millions Across U.S. Here is Space.com’s complete guide to the epic event.

Will there be a total solar eclipse in 2021?

Bottom line: A total solar eclipse will occur on Saturday, December 4, 2021. The path of totality sweeps across Antarctica. But people in southernmost South America, Africa, Australia and New Zealand have a shot at the partial phases.

What states will see the 2024 solar eclipse?

If you live in the solar eclipse’s path of totality it means that you’ll be lucky enough to view the entire eclipse. The path of the eclipse will be in Sinaloa in Mexico. As it travels, it will pass over Texas, and on to the following states and finally ending in Canada: Oklahoma.

What was the longest solar eclipse in history?

7 minutes 27.54 seconds
The longest historical total eclipse lasted 7 minutes 27.54 seconds on June 15, 743 BC. The longest eclipse theoretically possible for the 3rd millennium is 7 minutes and 32 seconds.

When was the last total solar eclipse before 2017?

It’s been more than three decades since the total solar eclipse of Feb. 26, 1979, which crossed through Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and North Dakota, before heading north to Canada, according to NASA. That’s the last time the contiguous U.S. has seen a total solar eclipse, until the one on Aug. 21, 2017.

What happened with the Moon in 2017?

A partial lunar eclipse took place at the Moon’s descending node on the evening of 7 August and the morning pre-dawn on 8 August 2017, the second of two lunar eclipses in 2017. The Moon was only slightly covered by the Earth’s umbral shadow at maximum eclipse.