On the morning of Monday, August 21, 2017, this total solar eclipse will first be visible to observers in western Oregon. From the beaches of the Pacific Ocean, the shadow of the Moon will race (at times over 2,500 miles per hour) eastward. It will cut across the United States, moving through Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, and will leave the continent in the afternoon for observers in South Carolina as it moves across the Atlantic Ocean.
Local Viewing Locations and Times
WKU Great American Eclipse Premier Event
Experience this once-in-a-lifetime total solar eclipse at an exclusive event!
To reserve tickets call 1-800-5-BIGRED
WKU Student Activities: Lights Out
Join WKU Student Activities for a special eclipse celebration! Enjoy live music, food, rides, and a prime location to view the Total Solar Eclipse. This event is FREE and is intended only for current WKU students, faculty, and staff.
The WKU Agriculture Research and Education Center is in the path of totality. We
will be offering a limited number of parking spaces for viewing of the solar eclipse.
See link above for reservation information.
Parking areas will open at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, August 21, 2017.
The Warren County Public Library presents
Picnic In the Park
Join us at the Aviation Heritage Park on Monday, August 21st from 12:30 to 2 p.m. for a picnic in honor of the total solar
eclipse! Bring your own picnic supplies and chairs or blankets and watch the eclipse
Join the Historic RailPark & Train Museum for this once in a lifetime event. WGGC will be on-site talking us through each step of the eclipse. Kids activities will include inflatables and Lil’ Toot kiddie train rides. Tickets also include special eclipse viewers and a parking pass on our property. Commemorative t-shirts and concessions will also be available for purchase.
Join the Chaney's on their state-of-the-art dairy farm where they'll have special Eclipse Ice Cream, self-guided robotic milker tours, and fun activities throughout the day.
Information for School Groups
WKU will welcome area school groups to WKU Houchens - L.T. Smith Stadium on Monday, August 21, 2017 to safely view the eclipse. Details are forthcoming.
Totality starts 1:27:23 p.m., ends 1:28:39 p.m. (1 m 16 s).
School groups will want to allow plenty of time for transportation to and from the WKU Bowling Green Campus.
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