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Eastern Idaho identified as one of the best places to view the August 21, 2017's total solar eclipse

August 21, 2017 - Total Solar Eclipse
Mon, 08/21/2017 - 11:49am

According to Astronomy Magazine (, the August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse will be the first in the continental U.S. in 38 years. Everyone in the US will see a partial eclipse, but Ashton, Idaho is lucky enough to lie on the center line where totality can be observed for 1 minute and 34 seconds with partial phase starting at 10:16 (MDT), and totality scheduled at 11:34:12AM.

Event Location: 
Eastern Idaho