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On August 21, 2017, the city of Kearney, NE, is at a privileged location to experience the Total Solar Eclipse of 2017. The shadow of the Moon will traverse across the continental USA in about 90 minutes, from Oregon to South Carolina. The partial phase of the eclipse will begin at 11:33 AM, with the Moon gradually occulting the Sun over the period of 1.5 hours. During totality, the disk of the Sun will be blocked from view for 1 minute 54 seconds, starting at 12:57 PM (CST).
Why come Kearney to watch the eclipse? The city that offers the best balance of likelihood of clear skies and duration of totality.
Total solar eclipses are very rare for Kearney, NE, so don't miss your chance to see the 2017 eclipse at Kearney. Historical data about eclipses can be found on the NASA Eclipse web site by specifying your location. Kearney, NE, is at latitude 40 deg 42 min 3 sec N, longitude 99 deg 4 min 52 sec W, 656 meters elevation, time zone 6 hours W.
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