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Local Circumstances for the 21 AUG 2017 Total Solar Eclipse at Harrison, NE:

Latitude: 42° 41' 14" NLongitude: 103° 52' 58" W
Duration of Totality*: 1m 38sPartial phase start: 10:25:47AM (MDT), at "1:00 o'clock" on the sun's disk
Totality Start*: 11:47:34AM (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 Harrison!

Standard Google Map of Harrison and vicinity
Current Weather Forecast for Harrison
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Xavier Jubier's interactive map of the path near Harrison

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Harrison, NE

Harrison is in the path of totality for the Total Solar Eclipse of August 21, 2017!
Observers there will see (appx.) 1m 38s 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! 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 NE cities!
Visit community pages for other states


Official Plans for viewing the eclipse from Harrison


Activities in Harrison for the “Eclipse 2017” on Saturday, August 20, 2017 will be a special “Longhorn” Burger and chips served at the Longhorn Bar on 168 Main Street.  There will be Liquor, Beer, Wine, non-alcohol beverages, snacks, juice, pop and water available.  The Longhorn Bar hours are 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. The Longhorn Bar will also be open for business on Monday, August 21, 2017 with the same specials available.  Hours will be 10:000 a.m. to 1:00 am. There will be sitting space inside and outside for your comfort.

    Local businesses in Harrison will be open for your convenience.  Lotton’s Repair Service will be open with fuel and repair services;  D & S Market (Grocery Store); Whiteaker’s Clothing; Herren Brother True Value; Village Barn Café; United States Post Office; ATM Machines; Sioux County Museum; Historical Harrison House; Historical Courthouse; Swimming Pool; Horse Shoes;  Gilbert Baker Recreational site and Sow Belly Canyon in the Pine Ridge, as well as many other sites to see and visit in the beautiful “Top Town” of Nebraska.

     Vendors will be available on 2nd Street on both Sunday, August 20, 2017 and Monday, August 21, 2017….with a wide variety of items for sale. Hours will be 10:00 a.m. on both mornings…..something for everyone!

     Camping and tenting spaces will be available with No hookups. There will also be house/rooms available for rent.

     Water and port-a-potty’s will be available throughout Harrison, as well as the great western hospitality of welcoming you to our town.

     For more information, feel free to contact Annette Oldaker (308)665-5079 OR Misty Skavdahl (308)665-5088.

     See you August 20 and 21 for the Eclipse 2017……

Harrison is in the direct path to view the eclipse….come one come all!

Pictures of the Harrison area

No pictures of Harrison have been submitted yet!

If you are an official of Harrison, 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!
(Please note, we are completely swamped with requests, so NO more pictures - and PLEASE give us the text EXACTLY so we can cut and paste it in!) 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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