- Date: Monday, August 21st, 20172017-08-21
- Time: All Day
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.