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Flag for U.S.A. August 21, 2017 — Total Solar Eclipse — Grand Island, Nebraska, U.S.A.

Max view in Grand Island
Monday, August 21, 2017 at 12:59 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Grand Island: Total Solar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 11:34 AM

Maximum: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 12:59 PM

Ends: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 2:26 PM

Duration: 2 hours, 52 minutes


August 21, 2017 — Total Solar Eclipse — Grand Island

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This total solar eclipse is fully visible in Grand Island. This is a rare and spectacular event that can only be experienced along a relatively narrow strip on the Earth's surface. The eclipse is also visible in other areas, but the Moon does not cover the Sun completely there.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

11:34 AM Aug 2112:59 PM Aug 212:26 PM Aug 21
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Local times for eclipse in Grand Island on Monday, August 21, 2017

EventTime in Grand IslandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 21 at 11:34 AM129°Southeast50.5°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Full Eclipse beginsAug 21 at 12:58 PM161°South-southeast59.8°
The Sun becomes totally eclipsed.
Maximum EclipseAug 21 at 12:59 PM162°South-southeast59.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Full Eclipse endsAug 21 at 1:01 PM163°South-southeast59.9°
The total eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 21 at 2:26 PM204°South-southwest58.9°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Grand Island (CDT – Central Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Grand Island

Eclipse Visibility from Grand IslandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarPartial
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013May 24LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarTotal
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Grand Island, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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