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Great American Eclipse
Date:  Monday, August 21st, 2017
Time:  All Day
Contact:  eclipse@wku.edu
Description:  

On Monday 21 August 2017, for the first time in 38 years, a total solar eclipse will be visible from the continental United States.

Totality starts at 1:27:23 p.m. and ends at 1:28:39 p.m. (1 m 16 s).

This total solar eclipse will only be visible to those located within a roughly 100-mile wide band stretching across the USA from Oregon to South Carolina. This path of totality cuts across the south-western portion of Kentucky, from Paducah to Scottsville.

FALL SEMESTER CLASSES WILL BEGIN AT 4PM ON MONDAY, AUGUST 21, TO ACCOMMODATE FOR ECLIPSE-RELATED ACTIVITIES.

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