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Local Circumstances for the 21 AUG 2017 Total Solar Eclipse at Hopkinsville, KY:

Latitude: 36° 51' 56" NLongitude: 87° 29' 19" W
Duration of Totality*: 2m 40sPartial phase start: 11:56:32AM (CDT), at "1:30 o'clock" on the sun's disk
Totality Start*: 1:24:39PM (CDT)
*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 Hopkinsville!

Standard Google Map of Hopkinsville and vicinity
Current Weather Forecast for Hopkinsville
CURRENT CLOUD COVER:
LOCAL | NATIONAL
Visit our "Weather" links above for other great cloud cover forecast maps!

Xavier Jubier's interactive map of the path near Hopkinsville

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

Hopkinsville, KY


Hopkinsville is in the path of totality for the Great American Eclipse of August 21, 2017!
Observers there will see (appx.) 2m 40s 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 KY cities!
Visit community pages for other states

 


Hopkinsville is the closest point to Greatest Eclipse!  Here is the community's main visitor's site:

Visit Hopkinsville!

 

Brooke Jung is the Eclipse Marketing and Events consultant for the Hopkinsville area!  Contact her for all your Hopkinsville eclipse needs!

Brooke Jung

502-599-7657 cell

270-887-4290

brooke.jung@hopkinsvilleky.us

Twitter: @HopEclipse17

www.eclipseville.com

 

Here are some additional links to eclipse viewing plans in the Hopkinsville area:

http://www.kysolareclipse.com/

https://www.facebook.com/HopkinsvilleEclipse2017/

 

And, here are some links to news articles from the vicinity of Greatest Eclipse!

 

Kentucky New Era's 2017 eclipse article

NOLA.com's article about the 2017 Kentucky eclipse!

NBC News advises about the 2017 Kentucky eclipse!

WAVE3's article about the 2017 Kentucky eclipse (with aliens)!


Official Plans for viewing the eclipse from Hopkinsville

Hopkinsville has been preparing for perhaps the longest of any community in the path!  If you do not find what you're looking for in the above links, then please try again!

Hopkinsville is certainly one of THE places to be on eclipse day!!



Pictures of the Hopkinsville area

No pictures of Hopkinsville have been submitted yet!




If you are an official of Hopkinsville, 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!




 

Eclipse2017.org 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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