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Local Circumstances for the 21 AUG 2017 Total Solar Eclipse at Rigby, ID:

Latitude: 43° 40' 21" NLongitude: 111° 54' 54" W
Duration of Totality*: 2m 15sPartial phase start: 10:15:27AM (MDT), at "1:00 o'clock" on the sun's disk
Totality Start*: 11:33:01AM (MDT)
*All times shown are calculated for the lat/long specified above, and are accurate to within a couple of seconds, due mainly to influences of the "edge effects" at the start and end of totality.
For a more detailed explanation of this, please see the "About Accuracy" section of this great 2017 eclipse page by Ernie Wright of NASA!
Please also note that these times have been converted from UTC; if you see times on other sites that say "UTC"/ "UT", or "GMT", those are NOT the local times for you in Rigby!

Standard Google Map of Rigby and vicinity
Current Weather Forecast for Rigby
Visit our "Weather" links above for other great cloud cover forecast maps!

Xavier Jubier's interactive map of the path near Rigby

See our instructions page for use of the above map!
Launch a full-screen version of the above map!

Rigby, ID

Rigby is in the path of totality for the Great American Eclipse of August 21, 2017!
Observers there will see (appx.) 2m 15s of totality!

(Get your eclipse glasses here – you MUST have them to safely view the partial phases!)

Do you have a location that could host folks seeking to watch the eclipse?
First, we'd suggest you contact your local Chamber of Commerce and/or Town/City Council.
But then, check out Sky & Telescope Magazine's Marketplace for viewing locations! Maybe you can advertise your site there!


Please be sure to check out Dr. Kate Russo's excellent White Paper on Community Eclipse Planning!

Not where you want to be?
Go back to other ID cities!
Visit community pages for other states



The Snake River Plain of Southeast Idaho is gearing up for the eclipse!

Rigby will close Main Street for its “Totality Awesome Eclipse Watch” from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Main Street. Visitors can expect food and shopping opportunities as well as terrific activities for families, and a classic hometown atmosphere for eclipse viewing.

Just one mile north of Rigby lies Jefferson County Lake – a favorite recreation spot. The lake will host its own event with areas set aside for professionals and expert amateurs to safely set up their equipment. The rest of the crowd won’t miss out – there’s plenty of room on the beach or in the water to experience totality in a casual, fun environment. The lake offers all-day activity swimming, paddling, fishing, picnicking, or just soaking up that great Idaho weather. Food and other vendors will be available for convenience and entertainment.

Please visit Rigby's 2017 eclipse page for more details!

Official Plans for viewing the eclipse from Rigby

No viewing plans for Rigby have been submitted to us yet!

Pictures of the Rigby area

No pictures of Rigby have been submitted yet!

If you are an official of Rigby, who is responsible for Eclipse2017 public outreach,
please send us information about your community’s 2017 eclipse plans – so we can share it here with everyone! encourages everyone to get into the path of totality on eclipse day,
and see one of the greatest sights the sky has to offer!

(And make sure to have eclipse glasses on hand for everyone!)

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