Solar Eclipse 2017
TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE
Your Premier Eclipse Viewing Destination: Join the Party
Clarksville is in the path of totality for the Great American Eclipse of August 21, 2017! From here, observers will see approximately 2:18 of totality, at 1:30p.m. central time.
The 2017 eclipse, a rare astronomical occurrence, will be the first coast to coast eclipse in 98 years and the first in the continental US since 1978. The eclipse is only seen in a path 60 miles wide across the entire US. This is a once in a lifetime experience to be able to witness the event that fascinated (and terrified) mankind through history!
Lasting over an hour, the sun will slowly be covered by the moon, engulfing everyone in total darkness. Then, the process reverses and the world slowly returns to light.
BE PART OF HISTORY
The epicenter of the eclipse is less than thirty minutes away from Clarksville, TN. You'll get approximately 2:20 of total darkness during the eclipse. All this AND a wonderful visit to one of Tennessee's most beautiful cities.
LEARN MORE ABOUT THE ECLIPSE
Austin Peay State University Dunn Center l 320 Drane Street l 931-221-7990 l apsu.edu
Join Dr. Rhea Seddon, the eighth woman inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame and one of the first six women to enter the NASA Astronaut Program, at the APSU Dunn Center to discuss her experience with NASA and highlight the value of pursuing a career in the STEM fields.
Learn more about Dr. Seddon at http://astronautrheaseddon.com
National Eclipse - "On August 21, 2017, America will be treated to its first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in nearly 100 years. That's why we're calling it the NATIONAL ECLIPSE."
NASA Solar Eclipse - This interactive Google map shows the path of the Total Solar Eclipse of 2017 Aug 21.
Great American Eclipse - Facts and information on the Eclipse.
Solar Eclipse Timer - New app now available here.
ORGANIZED VIEWING EVENTS
Beachaven Vineyards & Winery l 100 Dunlop Lane l 931-645-8861 l beachavenwinery.com
11:00a.m. – 5:00p.m.
The Beachaven Winery event, organized by 5 Star Media Group, will include reserved seating for group tour buses and the public. Enjoy live music, food trucks, activities for kids and a special label wine, Blackout Blackberry.
Reserve viewing spots in advance and see all the latest regional eclipse news at clarksvillenow.com/local/categories/solar-eclipse/.
Liberty Park l 1188 Cumberland Drive l 931-645-7476
McGregor Park l 640 N. Riverside Drive l 931-645-7476
Heritage Park l 1241 Peachers Mill Road l 931-645-7476
Noon – 3:00p.m.
Liberty, McGregor and Heritage Parks in Clarksville will also offer public events beginning at noon. All locations will feature food vendors, as well as someone who can speak about the Eclipse.
BOOK YOUR STAY
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For more information on booking your stay during the Solar Eclipse 2017 please call/email Frances Manzitto at 931-245-4345 or Frances@visitclarksvilletn.com