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Local Circumstances for the 21 AUG 2017 Total Solar Eclipse at Dallas, OR:

Latitude: 44° 55' 09" NLongitude: 123° 19' 01" W
Duration of Totality*: 1m 57sPartial phase start: 9:05:11AM (PDT), at "1:00 o'clock" on the sun's disk
Totality Start*: 10:16:57AM (PDT)
*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 Dallas!

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

Xavier Jubier's interactive map of the path near Dallas

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

Dallas, OR

Dallas is in the path of totality for the Great American 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! 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 OR cities!
Visit community pages for other states


Dallas is making plans for the eclipse! 

As the first "large" city in Oregon to see totality, we would like to invite you to join us on the Polk County Courthouse Lawn and Historic Downtown Dallas for a 4-day celebration while we await the live viewing of the eclipse! 

Friday, August 18 - Monday, August 21
Event schedule TBD 

We are excited to feature Live Music, Nightly Concerts, Food & Artisan Vendors, 3D Chalk Art Demo, Face Painting, Beer & Wine Garden, Street Performers, Eclipse Themed Movies, Guest Speakers, Downtown Shopping, Eclipse Live Viewing & MORE!  

Visit our facebook page at:

Visit our webpage at: 
Note: updates to our webpage will be coming soon 

Dallas' Mayor Brian Dalton has contacted us, to recommend the GREAT Visitor's Packet that has been published by the City of Dallas.

Please contact the city directly to get your copy!


Official Plans for viewing the eclipse from Dallas

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

Pictures of the Dallas area

All pictures below are the work of local Dallas photographer John Schulte, and are copyrighted.

Lukas Eggen, with the Polk County (OR) Itemizer-Observer, is working on a story about the eclipse!  Lukas is looking for people traveling to our area (Polk County which includes Dallas, Monmouth, Independence and West Salem) to watch the eclipse later this year. 

If you're interested to share your story, please contact Lukas!

If you are an official of Dallas, 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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