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Local Circumstances for the 21 AUG 2017 Total Solar Eclipse at Bryson City, NC:

Latitude: 35° 25' 51" NLongitude: 83° 26' 51" W
Duration of Totality*: 1m 57sPartial phase start: 1:06:22PM (EDT), at "1:30 o'clock" on the sun's disk
Totality Start*: 2:35:13PM (EDT)
*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 Bryson City!

Standard Google Map of Bryson City and vicinity
Current Weather Forecast for Bryson City
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 Bryson City

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

Bryson City, NC


Bryson City is in the path of totality for the Total Solar Eclipse of August 21, 2017!
Observers there will see (appx.) 1m 57s 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!
Eclipse2017.org also has a (paid) Eclipse advertising section, where you can make and post an ad to promote your products and services!

 

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 NC cities!
Visit community pages for other states

 


http://www.greatsmokies.com/eclipse
 
Bryson City is in the path of totality for the Solar Eclipse on Aug. 21 and the town is going crazy for this event. Solar Fever will take over Bryson City starting Friday, Aug. 18 with a free outdoor movie and continuing through the weekend with free live music concerts, free planetarium programs and outdoor activities. 
 
“Eclipse Man” will be available for photos and businesses are participating with solar-themed specials, food and drink. 
 
Follow the posters for an Eclipse Crawl to downtown merchants who will be wearing custom t-shirts for the event and offering fun drinks, food and specials themed for the eclipse.
 
The Visitor Center will be Totality Central with info sheets as well as maps to multiple eclipse viewing locations, 11am-3pm on Monday. Enjoy a free Block Party at the Depot and at the Swain County Event Park just outside of town (small parking fee). Or take a Great Smoky Mountains Railroad Eclipse Train ride to a viewing location. Bryson City is the place to be for the Solar Eclipse!
 
 
Ellen Snodgrass
Marketing and Public Relations
Bryson City / Swain County Chamber of Commerce
direct line: 828-497-2574
PO Box 509
Bryson City, NC 28713

Official Plans for viewing the eclipse from Bryson City

No viewing plans for Bryson City have been submitted to us yet!


Pictures of the Bryson City area





If you are an official of Bryson City, 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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